Immerse yourself in the theory and practical application of zoology, for a fulfilling career conserving the biodiversity of our planet and protecting animal species across the globe. Top-up your existing qualification to a full BSc degree, ready to launch your career in the conservation and zoology sector. You’ll apply existing knowledge to explore how human activity affects animal populations, how zoos contribute to conservation, how animals learn and much more. See the impact of conservation first-hand on a residential field course with a UK zoo. Learn from experienced animal scientists, conservationists and industry practitioners to develop industry-standard skills and understand how zoology applies in the real world. As part of your top-up, you’ll undertake an independent research project. You can use our animal facilities or work with an industry partner, such as a zoo, conservation charity or welfare organisation. Our fantastic on site facilities include a range of laboratories, a 70-species Animal Collection, and commercial animal therapy centres to develop your experience. Our 360-hectare estate is ideal for learning a range of survey techniques and for studying British wildlife.
Our modules are developed regularly to reflect student and industry demands, ensuring you’re well prepared to enter skilled employment on graduation. The majority of courses are comprised of both compulsory and optional modules, the latter of which you'll be able to choose from to suit your interests and career goals. Most courses also include work placement learning, to help you gain essential experience for your future. Modules include: Investigative Skills for the Successful Undergraduate, Applied Research Project, Wildlife Management and Conservation Genetics, Biodiversity and Conservation. Modules are sometimes subject to change. Optional modules change each year - you can attend introductory sessions before deciding which ones to study. For more information, please visit https://www.hartpury.ac.uk/university/courses/undergraduate/bsc-zoology-level-6-entry/
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:
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We have a strong global community, with students and staff from over 60 countries. Our dedicated International team will support you through every step of your university journey – from initial enquiry to enrolment and graduation. They’ll guide you through living and learning in the UK, making your application, visas, student finance, accommodation and much more. They’ll also arrange for you to be collected from your airport or train station on arrival and support you to settle in to university life in your first term. As an international student, you’re guaranteed accommodation in your first year.
We may interview applicants with non-traditional qualifications to ensure this is the right course for you.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Studying a degree is a worthwhile investment, providing opportunities and experiences to help you to carve out a rewarding and successful future. We know that accessing funding, in the form of loans, grants, bursaries and scholarships, can make studying a degree possible for many students. Alongside government loans, Hartpury University and our partners offer a range of financial support packages to eligible students applying for our courses. Please visit our student finance page for more information on what’s on offer to help you with your study costs: http://www.hartpury.ac.uk/university/facilities/life-at-hartpury/finance/