University of Chester

Degree level: Undergraduate

Zoology (including a Foundation Year)

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Course summary

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Zoology involves the study of biodiversity, ecology and human society in order to protect and manage species, habitats and ecosystems. The course aims to provide you with a wide skillset, and cover both local and global conservation issues whilst encouraging both a theoretical and applied approach to the subject. Foundation Year courses have been designed for students who do not have the necessary academic qualifications needed to enter directly into the first year of a degree but who have the ability and commitment to do so. The Foundation Year may also be of interest to mature students who have been out of formal education for an extended period of time or who wish to change their academic field of study.

Course details

Modules

For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.

Assessment method

We are keen to use a variety of assessment methods, and your learning will be assessed by a combination of coursework (including essays, reports and presentations) practical reports and examinations. The examinations vary but may take the form of multiple-choice papers, essays, data handling questions and practical assessments.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
5C28
Institution code:
C55
Campus name:
Chester
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

A Level General Studies accepted; Welsh Baccalaureate accepted alongside A Levels/BTEC/OCRs


Unistats information

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76%
Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
88%
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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

Additional fee information

All students (except Internationals) on this programme will be eligible for a £500 cash bursary – only at level 3/Foundation Year. The tuition fee for the subsequent years of study on the full-time undergraduate degree will be charged at the undergraduate degree fee level. This fee is currently £9,250 a year for students starting in 2019 but this is subject to annual inflationary rises in line with inflation at that time, as measured by the Retail Price Index.

Provider information

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University of Chester
Parkgate Road
Chester
CH1 4BJ


Clearing contact details

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Admissions Office

01244 567470

Course Clearing information

Additional information

Monday - Thursday 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, Friday's 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, Except: Tuesday 10th August 8:00 am to 7:00 pm, Wednesday 11th August 8:00 am to 7:00 pm, Friday 13th August 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, Saturday 14th August 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sunday 15th August 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Saturday 21st August 9:00 am to 5:00 pm


Course contact details

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Undergraduate Admissions

01244 511000

01244 511300

Zoology (including a Foundation Year) at University of Chester - UCAS