You'll learn about human impacts on ecological interactions, the climate crisis, biodiversity and sustainability, as well as what we can do to manage natural resources in the face of changing environments.
In the Ecology and Conservation Biology with Placement Year programme from University of Sheffield , you’ll have the opportunity to do a year-long, paid work placement as part of your degree.
- Our students have found placements in industry with organisations such as GSK, Atkins Environmental Consulting and EMEC Ecology – with charities like the Wildlife Trusts, Newquay Zoo, and the Field Studies Council, or in government with the Environment Agency.
- You could apply your scientific knowledge outside of the bioscience industry in areas including market research, communications or business development.
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- Climate Change and Sustainability
- Principles of Ecology and Conservation
- Skills in Biology
- Ecological identification skills
- Principles of Zoology
- Principles in Plant Science
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- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesBiology Ecology Environmental Sciences View 127 other Bachelors in Ecology in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A Levels + additional qualifications | ABB, including Biology and a second science + B in the EPQ; ABB, including Biology and a second science + B in Core Maths
- International Baccalaureate | 34, 6, 5 in Higher Level Biology and a second science
- BTEC | DD in Applied Science (with Distinctions in all Biology units if Biology not offered at A Level) + A in an A Level science
- Scottish Highers + 1 Advanced Higher | AAABB, including a science subject + B in Biology
- Welsh Baccalaureate + 2 A Levels | B + AA in Biology and a second science
- Access to HE Diploma | 60 credits overall in a Science Subject with 45 at level 3 including 36 credits at Distinctions to include Biology and a second science, and 9 credits at Merit. Applicants are considered individually.
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International24450 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24450 GBP per year during 48 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Sheffield
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.