University Centre Myerscough

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Central Lancashire

Zoology

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Course summary

If you are looking for a course that can develop your interest in animal biology, incorporate field work and link with ecological aspects of animal behaviour and evolution then our BSc(Hons) Zoology is the course for you. From the creation of a sound 'microscopic to macro animal' subject base in the first year on which to build your zoology degree there is opportunity to choose a more focussed progression through year 2 into the final year. With personal development both academically and practically complimenting rich and varied onsite animal resources, not to mention the surrounding wildlife, and all this supported by a research active staff team just think of the gains you could make for your future employability.

Course details

Modules

Year 1 - Academic and Professional Skills; Animal Anatomy and Physiology; Introduction to Animal Behaviour; Species Ecology (1.5 module); Evolution and Biodiversity (1.5 module); Year 2 – Wildlife Legislation and Policy; Field Research and Analysis; Species Biology; Genetics and Evolution; Global Wildlife Conservation; OPTION – Ecological Survey Techniques OR International Zoo Management OR Animal Population Dynamics Year 3 - Research Project (double module); Behavioural Ecology; Frontiers in Zoology; Applied Ecology; Fieldwork


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
ZOO3
Institution code:
M99
Campus name:
Preston Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Normally 5 GCSEs Including Maths and English (or equivalents) are required, however, applicants are advised to check with the University Centre if they do not possess the specific qualifications. The University Centre may consider applicants with work experience within a relevant industry in place of some qualifications. Applicants who believe they may be eligible for Accreditation of Prior Certificated and/or Experiential Learning (APCL/APEL) will be considered on an individual basis. If you have any queries in relation to entry qualifications, then please contact the University Centre directly.

Additional entry requirements

Interview

You may be required to attend an interview and will be contacted directly if this is the case.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6Applicants for whom English is a second language must be able to demonstrate proof of International English Language Testing System at level 6.0 (with no component score lower than 5.5) or equivalent.

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £12700 Year 1

Additional fee information

Additional costs for items that are essential for the course include: black warehouse coat - £15, laboratory coat - £12, waterproofs and boots - £50. Additional costs for opportunities and items that are optional for the course include: binoculars - £30; field study trip to Shamwari Game Reserve (South Africa) - £3,500
Zoology at University Centre Myerscough - UCAS