Animal Biology (with foundation year) at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS

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Course summary

This course is an integrated foundation degree, where you'll progress onto our BSc (Hons) Animal Biology course, once you successfully complete your foundation year. Our integrated foundation degrees offer a unique gateway to our BSc courses for those who currently don't meet the degree-level entry criteria. The foundation year acts as a launch pad, supporting you with the transition to university learning. Anticipate a year filled with the development of robust study skills, increased confidence in tackling intricate problems, and the cultivation of independent learning. Rest assured, by the end of this transformative year, you'll emerge well-prepared for the exhilarating challenges that await you at degree level. About the BSc course Explore the fascinating animal kingdom and the scientific principles that underpin this important and wide-ranging subject area. The course will give you a sound knowledge and understanding of animal biology. Your lectures will cover major scientific principles, including anatomy and physiology, behaviour, genetics, ecology, and nutrition. The course focuses on the study of companion and livestock species. Core scientific study is supported by practical animal handling in our specialist unit.


Year One - Foundation Biology - Laboratory Skills - Science in Practice - Field Skills - Preparing for Success Year Two - Animal Physiology - Animal Husbandry - Animal Behaviour - Nutrition Principles - Animal Reproduction and Genetics - Animal Health and Disease Year Three - Disease Investigation and Epidemiology - Applied Animal Breeding - Physiology of Behaviour - Research Skills - Animal Nutritional Health - Animal Cognition and Training Final year - Applied Animal Nutrition - Anthrozoology - Adaptive Physiology - Animal Genetics - Dissertation Full module descriptions and details can be found on the course page on the NTU website.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

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We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact Nottingham Trent University Admissions team for further information.

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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
EU £17150 Year 1
International £17150 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are payable for each year that you are at University. The level of tuition fees for the second and subsequent years of your undergraduate course may increase in line with inflation and as specified by the UK government.
Animal Biology (with foundation year) at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS