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Zoology (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

 Zoology (Hons) degree at University of Nottingham 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.

Careers

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. 

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:

  • Genes, Molecules and Cells
  • Core Skills in Zoology
  • Life on Earth
  • Evolution, Ecology and Behaviour
  • Human Physiology
  • Fundamentals of Neuroscience
  • Higher Skills in the Biological Sciences
  • Behavioural Ecology Field Course
  • Biodiversity Field Course
  • Ecology
  • Animal Behaviour and Physiology

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

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General Requirements

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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22620 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22620 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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Living costs for Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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