Oxford Brookes University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Biological Sciences (Zoology)

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Course summary

Are you fascinated by animals? Our BSc Biological Sciences (Zoology) is a degree that explores the biology of animals. You’ll study topics such as: -evolution -genetics -development -morphology -behaviour -molecular biology -developmental biology -bioinformatics -neurobiology -ecology -conservation Oxford Brookes has a reputation for outstanding research work. Oxford area is an important centre for the bioscience industry. World class research centres like the Nuffield and Churchill hospitals are on our doorstep. This course equips you to work with data from molecular lab techniques. You'll handle and analyse genomes. You'll develop the skills bioscientists need for this new era of genomics and big data. This degree provides you with the flexibility to tailor the course to suit you. You can choose modules within the course to focus on animals, humans or cells. The Oxford Brookes Student Bio-innovation Hub is an initiative to enhance engagement with the Life Sciences industry. Improve your employability with active engagement in the local bioscience sector.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)IELTS 6.0 overall. Reading 6.0. Writing 6.0. Listening 5.5. Speaking 5.5.

Unistats information

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £15500 Year 1
International £15500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note tuition fees for Home students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Tuition fees for International students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students. Oxford Brookes University intends to maintain its fees for new and returning Home students at the maximum permitted level.
Biological Sciences (Zoology) at Oxford Brookes University - UCAS