Oxford Brookes University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Animal Biology and Conservation

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Course summary

On our Animal Biology and Conservation degree you will study conservation ecology, evolution and developmental biology. And try to answer questions such as: -How do we best conserve rare and endangered animal species? -What adaptations help animals cope with life in changing environments? -How can conservation respond to climate change? Laboratory and field work are a core part of the degree. And you can put your skills into practice through field work in France and Devon. You will develop excellent skills including: -research practice -data collection and analysis -research presentation skills -animal identification and survey techniques required by conservation practitioners. We have great links with regional environmental organisations and local employers. We help to provide exciting work placements and career opportunities for our students. Our students have gone on to work with: -conservation trusts -government agencies -wildlife centres -zoos.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

IELTS 6.0 to include 6 in Reading, 6 in Writing, 5.5 in Speaking, 5.5 in Listening

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)IELTS 6.0 overall. Reading 6.0. Writing 6.0. Listening 5.5. Speaking 5.5.

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
71%
Student satisfaction
62%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
89%
Go onto work and study

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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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £15500 Year 1
International £15500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note tuition fees for Home students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Tuition fees for International students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students. Oxford Brookes University intends to maintain its fees for new and returning Home students at the maximum permitted level.
Animal Biology and Conservation at Oxford Brookes University - UCAS