Zoology (with foundation year) at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS

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This course is an integrated foundation degree, where you'll progress onto our BSc (Hons) Zoology 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 Do you have a passion for the animal kingdom and a burning curiosity about the diverse creatures that inhabit our planet? This course will nurture your interests and provide you with the fundamental skills and knowledge to pursue a vast range of careers. Studying on our idyllic Brackenhurst Campus, this highly practical degree is packed with field trips, laboratory work, interactive sessions and opportunities to ignite your passions. You won’t have to go far to apply your knowledge as Brackenhurst acts as an outdoor classroom. From hedgerows to woodlands, and ponds to freshwater streams, there is endless scope to learn and develop. Zoology is a broad discipline that allows you to delve deeper into physiology, genetics, evolution, ecology, animal behaviour and much more. It really is an undergraduate degree like no other. Share your enthusiasm with likeminded students and admire the passion that your lecturers have for the subject. The course is built to ensure you leave NTU with a widely recognised science degree. You won’t just graduate with a qualification; you’ll unlock opportunities to exciting careers in environmental consultancy, research laboratories, education, wildlife management, science communication and more.


Year One - Foundation Biology - Laboratory Skills - Science in Practice - Field Skills - Preparing for Success Year Two - Animal Behaviour - Animal Reproduction and Genetics - Animal Physiology - Pathogen Biology - Principles of Ecology - Fundamentals of Taxonomy Year Three - Physiology of Behaviour - Research Skills - Vertebrate Zoology - Invertebrate Zoology - Biology of Host Parasite Relationships - Zoological Specimens and Collections Final year - Dissertation - Zoology in the Field - Animal Cognition and Behaviour - Zoology Applications and Advances and (pick one): - Anthrozoology - Aquatic Zoology 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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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.
Zoology (with foundation year) at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS