Ecology Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Staffordshire University 100% 5% 5% £9250 £14000 86 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 100% 5% 5% £9250 £14000 86 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
The University of York 63% 1% 6% £9250 £24000 135 York On campus Full-time
The University of York 63% 1% 6% £9250 £24000 135 York On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 63% 1% 6% £9030 £16380 135 London On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 63% 1% 6% £7000 £14700 135 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 95% 1% 5% £9250 £21400 133 Belfast On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 67% 0% 2% £9250 £30400 173 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Imperial College of Science 84% 2% 0% £9250 £36200 189 London On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 85% 5% 5% £9250 £25000 156 Exeter On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 84% 1% 10% £9250 £9250 £24450 £25670 146 Sheffield On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 84% 1% 10% £9250 £9250 £24450 £25670 146 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 85% 5% 5% £9250 £25000 156 Exeter On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 85% 5% 5% £9250 £25000 156 Exeter On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 95% 1% 5% £9250 £21400 135 Belfast On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 91% 0% 5% £9250 £14700 99 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 91% 0% 5% £9250 £14700 99 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
University of Keele 90% 4% 7% £9250 £14000 106 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of Brighton 72% 0% 10% £9250 £13842 82 Brighton On campus Full-time
University of Sussex 78% 7% 10% £9250 £22500 134 Brighton On campus Full-time
University of Keele 90% 4% 7% £9250 £17000 106 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 82% 5% 0% £8850 £19800 141 Norwich On campus Part-time
The University of York 86% 1% 3% £9250 £24000 154 York On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 84% 5% 5% £9000 £16300 108 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 71% 0% 5% £9250 £21700 £22800 119 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of Brighton 72% 0% 15% £9250 £13842 82 Brighton On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 59% 5% 6% £9250 £16500 102 Poole On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 71% 0% 5% £9250 £21700 £22800 119 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of Cumbria 89% 5% 20% £9250 £10500 133 Carlisle On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 59% 5% 6% £9250 £16500 102 Poole On campus Full-time
University of Lincoln 95% 3% 4% £9250 £15900 134 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 80% 1% 3% £9250 £23200 122 Egham On campus Full-time
University of Reading 80% 0% 20% £9250 £23700 121 Reading On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 72% 5% 40% £9250 £14500 66 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Keele 90% 4% 7% £9250 £17000 106 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 80% 1% 3% £9250 £23200 122 Egham On campus Full-time
University of Reading 80% 0% 5% £9250 £23700 120 Reading On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 84% 5% 0% £9000 £16300 108 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
University of Reading 80% 0% 5% £9250 £23700 120 Reading On campus Full-time
University of Cumbria 89% 5% 20% £9250 £10500 133 Carlisle On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 72% 5% 40% £9250 £14500 66 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Suffolk 76% 0% 10% £9250 £14598 124 Ipswich On campus Full-time
University of Suffolk 76% 0% 10% £9250 £14598 124 Ipswich On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University - - - - - - Liverpool On campus Full-time
Bishop Burton College 66% - 15% £9250 - - Beverley On campus Full-time
Myerscough College 88% - 15% £9250 £12700 - Preston On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 80% 10% 15% - - 98 Hatfield On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University - - 30% £9250 £14000 - Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Bishop Burton College - - 30% £4625 - - Beverley On campus Part-time
University of Exeter - - 30% - - - Exeter On campus Full-time
Lancaster University 63% 1% 6% - - 135 Lancaster On campus Full-time
Dartington Trust 95% 1% 5% - - 133 Totnes On campus Part-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 95% 1% 5% - - 133 London On campus Full-time
Dartington Trust 95% 1% 5% - - 133 Totnes On campus Full-time
University of Essex 67% 0% 2% - - 173 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 73% 1% 0% - - 165 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Essex 73% 1% 0% - - 165 Colchester On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 95% 5% 0% - - 115 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 95% 1% 5% - - 138 Belfast On campus Part-time
University of Exeter 95% 1% 5% - - 135 Exeter On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 95% 1% 5% - - 135 London On campus Part-time
Reaseheath College 42% - 15% £9250 £12000 - Nantwich On campus Full-time
Reaseheath College 42% - 15% £9250 £12000 - Nantwich On campus Full-time
University of St Andrews 42% - 15% £9900 £20370 - St Andrews On campus Full-time
University of Oxford 42% - 15% - - - Oxford On campus Part-time
Lancaster University 42% - 15% - - - Lancaster On campus Part-time
Coventry University 42% - 15% - - - Coventry On campus Part-time
Newcastle University 42% - 15% - - - Newcastle On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 42% - 15% - - - Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 42% - 15% - - - Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 42% - 15% - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 42% - 15% £9350 £19800 - Norwich On campus Part-time
Queen Mary University of London 42% - 15% - - - London On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 42% - 15% - - - Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 42% - 15% - - - Exeter On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 42% - 15% - - - Newcastle On campus Part-time
University of the West of England 84% 0% 6% - - 108 Bristol On campus Full-time
Lancaster University 82% 5% 0% £9250 - 141 Lancaster On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 82% 5% 0% - - 141 Worcester On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 82% 5% 0% - - 141 Manchester On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 82% 5% 0% - - 141 London On campus Part-time
Dartington Trust 82% 5% 0% - - 141 Totnes On campus Full-time
Dartington Trust 82% 5% 0% - - 141 Totnes On campus Full-time
Moulton College 82% 5% 0% - - 141 Northampton On campus Full-time
Sparsholt College Hampshire - - 20% £9250 £9800 - Winchester On campus Full-time
Kingston Maurward College 50% - 35% £13000 £19000 - Dorchester On campus Full-time
Sparsholt College Hampshire - - 45% £9250 £9800 - Winchester On campus Full-time
Cornwall College 76% - 35% £9250 £9950 - Redruth On campus Full-time
Cornwall College 76% - 35% £6167 £6633 - Redruth On campus Part-time
University of Cumbria 89% 5% 20% - - 133 Carlisle On campus Full-time
University of Stirling 72% 5% 10% - - 166 Stirling On campus Full-time
Lancaster University 82% 5% 10% £9250 - 153 Lancaster On campus Full-time
Nottingham Trent University 90% 5% 0% - - 127 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Lancaster University 82% 5% 10% £9250 - 153 Lancaster On campus Full-time
Bangor University 78% 5% 0% £9000 - 116 Bangor On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 59% 5% 6% £9250 - 102 Poole On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 85% 2% 0% - - 174 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Edge Hill University 92% 0% 15% £9250 - 113 Ormskirk On campus Full-time
University of the West of England 84% 0% 10% - - 81 Bristol On campus Full-time
Lancaster University 82% 5% 10% £9250 - 153 Lancaster On campus Full-time
Sparsholt College Hampshire 88% - 5% £9250 £9800 - Winchester On campus Full-time
Moulton College 76% 0% 10% - - 124 Northampton On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
86 /100
1945 students of Ecology in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Ecology

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £19000 £17914 £21820
25-75 percentile range £16500 - £23000 £13226 - £22914 £16763 - £27214

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £20650 £18193 £23089
25-75 percentile range £17237 - £23000 £14494 - £22040 £17568 - £28021

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Ecology

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Ecology who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Ecology

  • Local Authorities
  • Environmental Protection Agencies
  • Environmental Consultancies

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Ecology who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Ecology (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Ecology at Bournemouth University

15% Business and public service associate professionals
15% Elementary occupations
10% Skilled trades occupations
10% Conservation and environment professionals
10% Media Professionals
10% Sales occupations
10% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
10% Protective service occupations

Grading Distribution

Students of Ecology in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Ecology

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Ecology studies:
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Master of Environmental Science - MEnv
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Master of Science (Honours) - Msci (Hons)
  • Graduate Diploma - Grad Dip
  • Bachelor of Science - BSc
  • Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc
  • Master of Arts (Postgraduate) - MA (PG)
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Master of Science (Research) - MSc (Res)
  • Masters in Research - MRes

Biological Science (Optional pathways in Ecology and Environmental Management/Genomics/Pharmacology/Pre-Med) at Staffordshire University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 7 respondents.

The median salary of graduates of Ecology was £19000 15 months after graduation, £17914 3 years after graduation and £21820 5 years after graduation.