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Zoology (with placement) (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Carlisle, United Kingdom
The Zoology (with placement) (Hons) program from University of Cumbria offers a four-year 'sandwich-route mode' of study, which will allow you the opportunity to undertake a one-year placement between your second and third year. You'll get the real world experience you need to put your studies into focus.
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Overview

The Zoology (with placement) (Hons) program from University of Cumbria will boost your hands-on skills and teach you everything you need to become a professional in the field.

Live, study and research surrounded by British endangered and protected species such as golden eagles, ospreys, red squirrel, Natterjack toad and red deer. Plus, a range of ecosystems and habitats that no other university can offer. 

Career:

You'll develop an understanding of British wildlife and the ways in which it's surveyed, this will be invaluable in pursuing a career in wildlife. Your skills will leave you well set for working in animal welfare and education, disease and pest control, wildlife tour guiding and the biotechnology industry, as well as any job that involves working with animals.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Vertebrate Zoology
  • Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ecology for Zoologists
  • Animal Form and Function
  • Animal Conservation Practice
  • Core Zoology

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

96-112 UCAS tariff points, including A-level Biology at grade C or above (or equivalent qualification) and GCSE in English, Maths and Science at grade C/4 (or equivalent). We also accept Animal Management and City and Guild Diplomas.

Potential to succeed can be measured in a number of ways including academic qualifications and skills obtained outside academic study such as work experience.  We have a points range so we can take into account all of the information on your application form and adjust the offer from the evidence provided.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Funding

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