As a Zoology student at the University of Leeds you’ll study everything from animal physiology and behaviour, to how they are shaped by evolution and their environment. With the modern world encountering a series of global challenges such as climate change, food insecurity, and biodiversity conservation, knowledge and practical skills in Zoology are in high demand. Explore the effects of climate change on organisms, how they adapt, and develop methods for sustainable livestock production. Your field courses will build on your practical lab and experimental design skills. In your final year you will be tasked with completing your own fully independent research project. This 3 year BSc can also be converted into an integrated Masters (MBiol) with an optional additional year of specialist training, to study advanced research topics, carry out your own extended research project and have the chance to study savannah ecology and conservation in Kenya.mance. Course highlights
- Compulsory field courses comprise terrestrial zoology in the Yorkshire Dales and marine zoology in Pembrokeshire.
- You may also choose optional field courses to study sustainable urban ecology and African ecology in South Africa.
- Conduct a research project in the final year of your degree.
- You will experience extensive practical work from the lab to the field, from the use of cutting-edge molecular techniques in science, to animal physiology and sustainable livestock farming. Confront fundamental questions from adaptation to conservation.
- Research-led advanced topic modules in your final year cover diverse topics such as human genetics, conservation science, evolution and animal behaviour.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
Successful completion of Year 1 of a relevant degree course with an overall score of at least 65% in addition to the standard year 1 entry requirements below
For the most up-to-date information on entry requirements please visit www.leeds.ac.uk/courses
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Fees and funding
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