With increasing concern about protecting natural habits, there is much to learn about the biology and behaviour of animals and species. Pursue for passion for the animal kingdom with our BSc (Hons) Zoology degree. Taking you from the laboratory to the field, our highly-focused degree will develop your knowledge of concepts at the forefront of zoological science, biological processes, animal behaviour and ecosystem interaction. Build in-demand scientific knowledge and skills Accredited by the Royal Society of Biology, our course will help you to build knowledge of key biological processes, biodiversity and ecosystems, while developing practical skills in our Bodmer laboratories and through field work. In your final year, you will choose specialist modules that suit your areas of interest and complete a research project based on a subject topic of your choice. Get closer to industry Focusing on real-world issues, we put fieldwork at the heart of your learning experience. In recent years, students have taken part in residential trips to Cumbria, Yorkshire, Shropshire and Gambia. We also regularly invite zoology professionals and practitioners to share their knowledge through guest lectures. On this course, you will also have the option to include an industry placement between years two and three. Previous zoology students have completed placements with public health laboratories, wildlife trust, or research organisations such as the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, MAFF and Central Veterinary Laboratory. Features • Experience residential field trips opportunities • Choose to include an industry placement and gain real-world context for your studies • Part-time study option available • Accredited by the Royal Society of Biology
Year one modules may include: Biodiversity, Molecules to Microbes, Study Skills, Genes to Ecosystems, Cell Biology, Biological Skills. Year two modules may include: Molecular Genetics, Introduction to Parasitology and Infectious Diseases, Biological Research Skills, Animal Evolution, plus two from the following: Marine Biology, Experimental Behavioural Ecology, Primate Behaviour and Conservation, Population and Community Ecology. Year three modules may include: Applied Freshwater Biology, Tropical Ecology and Conservation, Evolution, Development and Adaption, Veterinary and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Animal Cognition and Social Complexity, Biology of Parasites, Frontiers in Wildlife Biology.
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