• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
The (Hons) Zoology programme at Swansea University is dedicated to the academic understanding of animal behaviour and effective methods of enhancing animal welfare. This spans everything from animal anatomy and evolution, to physiology and ecology.
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Overview

Studying this (Hons) Zoology course at Swansea University gives you access to world-leading teaching and cutting edge facilities across ecological, physiological and molecular fields. 

Over the course of this degree, you may study the spectacular marine ecosystems on our doorstep in the Gower Peninsula, and wildlife in distant lands such as India, Sikkim, Borneo and Puerto Rico. 

The Erasmus+ Student Mobility Programme also allows for placements in Europe and North America.

If you don’t have the necessary entry requirements to enter on to the first year of a degree, you may be offered a place on a degree course with an If you don’t have the necessary entry requirements to enter on to the first year of a degree, you may be offered a place on a degree course with an integrated foundation year.

Career

Swansea University helps you to prepare for your future career by helping you to find work placements and relevant part-time jobs, offering year in industry options. You will also benefit from working with organisations such as the Bat Conservation Trust, the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, Gower Bird Hospital and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.

Accreditation

Accredited by the Royal Society of Biology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      •  4 Years Full Time With a Year Abroad
      •  4 Years Full Time With a Year In Industry
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Plants and Algae; Diversity Form and Function
  • Cellular & Microbial Biology
  • Molecular and Evolutionary Biology
  • Core Skills for Biological Sciences
  • Animal Diversity, Form and Function
  • Ecology and animal behaviour
  • Tetrapod Evolution

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • 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

  • Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate - applicants will be able to meet our requirements from three A-levels or two A-levels and the Skills Challenge Certificate.
  • Extended Project Qualification - applicants predicted grade B or above in EPQ will receive an offer with a one-grade reduction.  e.g., an offer of AAB would become ABB plus EPQ B.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17900 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Swansea

  • 727 - 1380 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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