MSc Evolutionary and Behavioural Ecology

Careers and employment

Through integral collaboration with key external agencies, this MSc ensures that the training you receive links directly to relevant employment opportunities within the UK and abroad. The programme also prepares you for research and it is expected that a significant proportion of graduates will go on to PhD study. As a student on the programme you will have access to the wide range of support offered by our Career Zone.

Graduate destinations

Below are some examples of initial jobs undertaken by Biosciences postgraduates who studied with us in 2011/12.

Please note that, due to data protection, the job titles and organisations are listed independently and do not necessarily correspond.

Job titleOrganisation
Assistant Ecologist African Wildlife Foundation
Associate Marine Research Fellow BP
Cetacean Research Co-ordinator Chester Zoo
Conservation Assistant Cook Island Turtle Project
Development Biologist Cornwall Wildlife Trust
Ecologist/Ornithologist Dow AgroSciences
Ecosystem Modeller Eden Project
Endocrinology Intern Food and Environment Research Agency
Environmental Consultant Froglife
Field Ecologist GE Energy
Kennel Supervisor Leopard Ecology and Conservation
Lab Technician NHS Business Services Authority
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Ottawa Humane Society
Research Technician Paul O'Brian Solar Installation
Science Officer Plymouth Marine Laboratory
Science Teacher RSPB
Scientist for a Turtle Project Surrey Wildlife Trust
Support Analyst University of Cambridge
Voluntary Trainee Ranger VisitScotland