36 months
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14000 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
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About

On the International Wildlife Biology (Hons) degree from University of South Wales, you will study and interpret the biological processes and interactions that determine species diversity and distribution, their responses to biotic and abiotic factors, and apply current scientific thinking and practices to wildlife biology research and management in globally changing landscapes.

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Overview

There is a strong practical field element to this International Wildlife Biology course, providing opportunities for immersive learning on three continents. You will study the wildlife and habitats of different landscapes in South Africa, which is a compulsory component of the course.

You will also develop your scientific skills on UK field trips, and have the option to apply research techniques in the tropical forests and coral reefs of Asia or Central America.

Typical study subjects include big game tracking, conservation genetics, wildlife management, ecology, vertebrate zoology, marine and freshwater biology.

Careers

On the International Wildlife Biology (Hons) degree from University of South Wales , you will gain a range of traditional and contemporary scientific laboratory, field, analytical and research skills that are applicable to working in ecological consultancy, wildlife conservation organisations, education, or postgraduate study. Our International Wildlife Biology course equips you with transferable skills for a range of other career options too. Many graduates progress to a Masters by Research or PhD with us.

Accreditation

The BSc (Hons) International Wildlife Biology degree is accredited by the Royal Society of Biology for the purpose of meeting in part the academic and experience requirement for Membership and Chartered Biologist (CBiol).

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Big Game Tracking (South Africa field course)
  • Biological Research Skills
  • Microorganisms and the Dynamic Cell
  • Principles of Ecology
  • Evolutionary Botany and Zoology
  • Genetics and Evolution
  • Patterns in African Biodiversity (South Africa field course)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Typical A-Level Offer

  • BCC - CDD to include a C in Biology and one other Science subject but to exclude General Studies.
Typical Welsh BACC Offer
  • Grade C and BC at A Level to include B grade Biology and one other Science subject but to exclude General Studies
  • Pass the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Diploma with Grade C/D in the Skills Challenge Certificate and BC - CD at A Level to include B grade Biology and one other Science subject but to exclude General Studies (this is equivalent to 104-80 UCAS tariff points).
Typical IB Offer
  • Pass the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 29 overall including a score of 5 in Biology and one other Science subject at Higher Level. You will also need to obtain a score of 5 or above in English at standard level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 36 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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