Ecology Courses Abroad
If you want to study Ecology, then studying abroad is the right choice!. With a qualification in Ecology you can deepen your understanding of the subject and open the doors to a fulfilling career. You have many options to consider, from which country to study in (Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, UK, US) to what type of university would best suit you.
We have over 47 institutions to choose from offering 102 undergraduate courses, 39 postgraduate courses, and 20 Doctorates, all in Ecology.
The typical fees for studying Ecology range from £9,000 up to £27,000. You may also qualify for a scholarship to help with the funding. These can cover expenses such as tuition fees as well as living costs. You need to ensure you have the right background to apply for Ecology and carefully consider the university’s requirements to study there.
You will likely need an English language qualification, such as IELTS or TOEFL.
Top 10 Ecology universities abroad
- University of Exeter
- University of Waikato
- Louisiana State University
- University of Brighton
- Victoria University of Wellington
- Lancaster University
- University of Sheffield
- University of Lincoln
- University of Otago
- University of York
Ecology fees abroad
Tuition fees are an essential requirement you must pay if you want to study Ecology. These fees can vary drastically depending on the country and university you choose to study as well as your level of study.
To give a rough idea, we have outlined the minimum and maximum fees you will be expected to pay.
To find out the exact tuition fees you will be required to pay, please refer to your chosen university for Ecology.
There are also scholarships available to help you cover costs if you meet the requirements.
The minimum fees for Ecology are £9,000.
The maximum fees for Ecology are £27,000.
Student visa cost for studying Ecology abroad
To study Ecology abroad you will need a student visa. The visa will vary in cost depending on where you want to study.
|UK student visa||GBP £363|
|USA student visa||USD $510. This is for the F1 student visa and includes USD $350 SEVIS fee and USD $160 application fee.|
|Canada student visa||CAD $235. This includes the application fee of CAD $150 and the biometrics fee of CAD$85.|
|New Zealand student visa||NZ $530. This figure will vary depending on where you’re applying from.|
|Ireland student visa||EUR €60|
Studying Ecology abroad eligibility criteria
To study Ecology abroad, you need a set list of documents. The exact requirements differ depending on which country you want to study in. However, in general, you are expected to have the following:
- Academic transcripts
- Application form
- Letter of recommendation
- English language proficiency test scores
- Statement of purpose
- Admissions test results
For any test results, the minimum score you need will depend on the university you are applying to.
Post-study work permit after completing Ecology qualification
Once you have completed your qualification in Ecology, you will be entitled to apply for a post-study work permit. This permit will allow you to stay behind in the country you studied in in order to find work. The table below outlines how long you can stay in each country.
Each country has different rules regarding applying and when, so make sure you read up on what you need to do so you don’t miss out.
|Country||Name of post-study work visa||Length of time to stay in country|
|UK||Graduate visa||2 years|
|USA||Post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT)||1 year|
|Canada||Post-graduation work permit (PGWP)||3 years|
|New Zealand||Post-study work visa||3 years|
|Ireland||Third level graduate programme||2 years|
Top Ecology Courses
When choosing to study Ecology, there are many courses that offer further specialisation in this topic. The list below identifies popular courses where you can narrow down your study even further.
- MSc(Tech) Ecology and Biodiversity (Master of Science (Technology))University of Waikato
- MA Political EcologyLancaster University£26,985
- MSc Marine Vertebrate Ecology and ConservationUniversity of Exeter£27,500
- MSc Evolutionary and Behavioural Ecology with UK field courseUniversity of Exeter£27,500
- MSc Evolutionary and Behavioural EcologyUniversity of Exeter£27,500
- MSc by Research EcologyLancaster University£24,530
- MA Theology, Ecology and EthicsUniversity of Roehampton£14,504
- MRes Ecology, Evolution and BehaviourUniversity of Roehampton£16,500
- BSc(Tech) in Ecology and Biodiversity (Bachelor of Science (Technology))University of Waikato