Zoology BSc Hons

Bachelor degree
36 months
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Intakes: September
International tuition: £22,620
Domestic tuition: £9,250

Program overview

Highlights of zoology at Nottingham A diverse range of optional modules, allowing you to explore your interests or specialise Opportunities for placements with large national organisations A world-class research environment* and the chance to contribute to real research Excellent graduate prospects** and varied career options The option to travel while you learn, through studying abroad or undertaking field courses in the UK and overseas Zoology is ideal if you’re interested in biology but would like to focus on the scientific study of animals. You’ll be prepared for careers in areas such as conservation, ecology, animal welfare and government policy as well as many others. Our courses are very flexible, with the option to transfer between life science courses at the end of year one. It’s also possible to switch to an integrated master's course (MSci) from a BSc course, depending on your grades. This course is accredited by the Royal Society of Biology. * Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. ** In 2017, 96.5% of undergraduates in the school of life sciences who were available for employment had secured work or further study within six months of graduation. Study abroad University of Nottingham offers the chance to study abroad at an approved partner university through the Universitas 21 programme. This is an exciting opportunity to gain a global perspective of science, boost your communication skills, and to discover a new culture. Year in industry There is also the possibility to gain valuable work experience with an optional placement year. Placements are a great opportunity to see what the sector you want to go into is like, try out specific job roles, and to gain the skills that employers want. Please note that placements have to be organised by the student and approved by the school. The University's Careers and Employability Service can provide advice on how to find and apply for a placement.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



A level offer AAB Required subjects Biology and a second science at A level, preferably from chemistry, physics or maths; geography and psychology are also accepted. A pass is required in science practical tests, if assessed separately. GCSE English language and maths at grade 4 or above are also required. IB score 34; 5/6 in biology and another science subject at Higher Level IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element)

Career opportunities

You will have a broad understanding of the biology of animals, at both the organismal and the molecular level, and will have had the opportunity to focus on your particular areas of interest. You will have acquired scientific, analytical and communication skills, and gained experience of a practical zoological investigation. Find out more about the career options open to zoology graduates, including recent Nottingham graduate destinations by visiting our careers website.

Campus location

Nottingham , United Kingdom

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