Bachelor degree
48 months
Application deadlines: April 30
Application fee: £90
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £15,600
Domestic tuition: £1,820

Program overview

Semesters 1-4 cover core modules in: Biological Sciences; Environmental Sciences; and Practical Skills in the Natural Sciences. Semesters 5-6 cover the following advanced modules: Animal Ecology; Plant Ecology and Physiology; Population and Community Ecology; plus further optional modules, including the Spanish fieldtrip. In Semesters 7-8, you’ll carry out an independent research project and go on the overseas fieldtrip in France. You’ll also take four to six advanced modules from a defined list of options. The research project in the final year takes up around a third of the timetable, and is strongly linked with the active research interests of academic staff in Biological and Environmental Sciences.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

SQA Advanced Highers: AABB or equivalents. English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 with 5.5 in each skill Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE) 169 overall with a minimum of 162 in each sub-skill Cambridge C2 Proficiency (CPE) 180 overall with a minimum of 162 in each sub-skill Pearson Test of English 54 overall with a minimum of 51 in each component IBT TOEFL 80 with no subtest less than 17 Trinity ISE II Pass overall and Pass in each sub-skill, ISE III Pass overall and in all sub-skills, ISE IV Pass overall and in all sub-skills

Career opportunities

Many graduates progress to scientific careers in research or advisory roles in government agencies and non-governmental organisations. However, the skills learned in the Ecology degree are fundamental to those required in a wide range of other careers. The previous graduates have progressed to a range of jobs in academic and applied ecology, including jobs as: environmental consultant environmental education officer environmental manager university and government researchers nature reserve managers policy makers and consultants with both environmental agencies and conservation bodies, natural history film maker journalist nature conservation officer recycling officer sustainability consultant waste management officer water quality scientist

Campus location

Stirling , United Kingdom

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