Nottingham Trent University

Animal Biology Nottingham Trent University Degree level: Undergraduate

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This course explores the fascinating animal kingdom and the scientific principles that underpin this important and wide-ranging subject area.

Your lectures will cover major scientific principles, including anatomy and physiology, behaviour, genetics, ecology, and nutrition. The course focuses on the study of companion and livestock species, and their housing, management and nutrition.

Core scientific study is supported by practical animal handling in our specialist Animal Unit. This purpose-built centre houses approximately 150 animals of 40 species. Our unique Brackenhurst Campus is also home to larger animals, including donkeys, horses, sheep, cattle, and goats, as well as a working farm.

The course includes field trips to animal health, welfare and conservation organisations and breeding centres. You’ll also hear from external industry professionals through a range of guest lectures.

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 C302
Institution code N91
Campus name Brackenhurst Campus
Campus code 3

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points including Biology grade C and excluding General Studies.
A level BBC 112 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications, including Biology grade C and excluding General Studies.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM Including relevant Biology modules
Access to HE Diploma Pass your Access course with 60 credits overall with a minimum of 45 credits at level 3 including relevant Biology modules
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE English grade C/4 or equivalent
GCSE Maths grade C/4 or equivalent
GCSE Science grade C/4 or equivalent
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) 112 UCAS tariff points from your BTEC level 3 National Diploma and one A-Level or equivalent qualifications, including A-level Biology grade C and excluding General Studies.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) 112 UCAS tariff points from your BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate and two A-levels or equivalent qualifications, including A-Level Biology grade C and excluding General Studies.

We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact Nottingham Trent University Admissions team for further information.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £14,500 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are payable for each year that you are at University. The level of tuition fees for the second and subsequent years of your undergraduate course may increase in line with inflation and as specified by the UK government.

Provider information

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Nottingham Trent University
50 Shakespeare Street
Nottingham
NG1 4FQ


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