University of Greenwich

Animal Conservation and Biodiversity University of Greenwich Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Silver

University of Greenwich has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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The BSc Animal Conservation and Biodiversity programme is geared to produce honours graduates who are capable of progression to employment in animal conservation organisations, associated occupations such as working for ecological consultancies, or into research and development roles. Many graduates continue onto postgraduate Masters or PhD programmes in their chosen specialism.

Degree structure

The programme consists of core and elective courses over the three years of study. In the first year all 8 courses are core, being 15 credits each. In the second year there are seven core units and one elective. Again all courses in the second year are 15 credits. In the final year, students will study five core courses and one elective, all being 15 credits and a dissertation/honours project worth 30 credits.

Year 1:
Compulsory Courses

Concepts in Animal Husbandry
Concepts in Animal Behaviour
Wildlife Welfare and Conservation Ethics
Evolution and Taxonomy
Anatomy and Physiology
Research Skills
Concepts in Conservation
Concepts in Ecology.
Year 2:
Compulsory Courses

Industry Experience and Skills Development
Breeding Management and Genetics
Statistics for the Animal Sciences
Wildlife and Landscape Conservation
Conservation Technology
Global Biodiversity & Conservation Issues
Field Survey Skills.
Optional Courses

Animal Health & Disease Management
Or

Exotics Collection Management.
Year 3:
Compulsory Courses

Honours Project for the Animal Sciences
Current Issues
Professional Ecological Skills
Conservation and Tourism
Geographical Information Systems for the Animal Sciences
Animal Human Conflict Resolution.
Optional Courses

Behavioural Ecology
Or

Animal Ecology and Global Environmental Change.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code D390
Institution code G70
Campus name University Centre Hadlow
Campus code H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 64 points A-levels, preferably one in a science-based subject, or a Merit gained from a relevant level 3 vocational qualification such as an Extended Diploma. All applicants should have GCSE Grade C or above in English, Maths and Science and have spent two years studying at Level 3.

Applications from mature students, without the standard entry requirements who have acquired relevant skills and experience are considered on a case by case basis.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £6,165 Year 1
EU £6,165 Year 1
England £6,165 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6,165 Year 1
Scotland £6,165 Year 1
Wales £6,165 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University of Greenwich
Old Royal Naval College
Park Row
Greenwich
SE10 9LS


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