Biology University of Gloucestershire

Ranked No1 for teaching satisfaction in the Guardian University Guide 2017 (Biosciences subjects), this course focuses on local and global biological issues affecting animal populations. Examine animal behaviour from ants to primates. Be taught by internationally-celebrated lecturers and frontline researchers who have presented and contributed to an array of BBC wildlife documentaries. With opportunities to study animals and their environments across the globe in South Africa, the Swiss Alps, Mexico, Ghana and Abu Dhabi.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    3 years


Course details

Modules

Explore the form and function of animals, their adaptions to the environment, interaction, physiology and evolution. Learning is through fieldwork, laboratory analysis, seminars, debates and lectures. Around 75% of assessment is by coursework, through consultancy reports, presentations, essays, scientific reports and practical tests with an emphasis on active research. Research opportunities are across the UK as well as dissertation projects overseas. Recent projects have included examining turtles in Mexico, bats in Ghana and marine ecology in Abu Dhabi.


How to apply

Application deadlines

To guarantee the university or college will consider you for this course, you must apply by:

15 January

Application codes

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

Course code C101
Institution code G50
Campus name Main Site

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We welcome international students from around the world. Studying in the UK can be a great experience allowing you to meet new people, try new things and experience a new country. Come and join us. Please see the full details of entry requirements in your country: http://www.glos.ac.uk/study/international/in-your-region/pages/in-your-country.aspx


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 120 points Use a combination of your qualifications to achieve the required tariff total.
A level BBB BBB at A levels or use a combination of your qualifications to achieve the required tariff total.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma DDM DDM at BTEC or use a combination of your qualifications to achieve the required tariff total.
Access to HE Diploma Pass your Access course with 60 credits overall including 45 credits at level 3.

Grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent) are normally required. If you don't meet your tariff points total we will still consider your application.
Mature Applicants: We welcome applications from mature students (aged 21 and over) and do not necessarily require the same academic qualifications as school leaving applicants.


English language requirements

In order to demonstrate your ability to study with us, you will need to produce evidence of an acceptable score on an approved English language test such as IELTS. Find out more about English language entry requirements​ for the university degree courses. We run four-week and 10-week pre-sessional English language courses and university preparation courses, in partnership with INTO, to help you prepare for undergraduate or postgraduate study.

English Language requirments

http://www.glos.ac.uk/docs/download/International/english-Language-entry-requirements.pdf


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 * Year 1
International £13,500 * Year 1
England £9,250 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 * Year 1
Scotland £9,250 * Year 1
Wales £9,250 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Additional costs and fee information can be found at: http://www.glos.ac.uk/life/finance/costs/pages/fees-and-additional-costs.aspx