University of Worcester has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Overview Our Animal Biology degree has a strong practical emphasis, designed to prepare you for an exciting career in animal biology. This applied approach also gives you the opportunity to develop a range of skills and expertise to boost your graduate employability. From evolution to animal behaviour, our course explores the fascinating fields of the animal kingdom and natural world. You'll learn about the fundamentals of animal biology, from the functioning of a single cell right up to the processes that control reproduction and survival in complex organisms. Our modules also reflect some of the major challenges facing society today, including the environment, global agriculture and international economic dynamics. Key features
- Explore the wonders of the animal kingdom: from single cells up to the processes that control reproduction and survival in the most complex organisms
- Shape a degree to suit you - build a firm foundation in core principles, whilst selecting from a wide range of optional modules. These include human origins, genomics and invertebrate biology
- Take Animal Biology somewhere it has never been before with your independent study. Past studies have looked at DNA extractions from faeces of the Western Lowland Gorilla, the effect of raptors on roosting behaviour of waders, and the distribution and abundance of snakes in degraded forests in Madagascar
- Expand your studies with a fascinating Joint Honours degree pathway - study Animal Biology alongside Ecology or Physical Geography
For a breakdown of the modules you'll study each year visit our course page. You can do this by scrolling to the bottom of this page and selecting 'Visit our course page'.
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Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Royal Society of Biology
How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2020.
If you already have a 2020 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
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
- Year 3
The University of Worcester accepts all qualifications within the Tariff, and normally looks for the equivalent of 3 A levels. More information can be found at http://www.worcester.ac.uk/journey/entry-requirements.html
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.