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Biology (Conservation) - (Professional Placement Year) BSc (Hons)

Bath Spa University

UCAS CODE: D157

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEPTEMBER 2020

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

How will Covid-19 affect this course?

This course will start online and may then continue on campus depending on the latest coronavirus policies.

This is the 4 year course which includes a Professional Placement Year.Our specialist BSc (Hons) Biology in Conservation Biology pathway enables you to develop your skills in a contemporary and practical degree. Biology has a strong practical element and you’ll have plenty of opportunities to study plants and animals in the wild as well as in our laboratories. In addition to these core topics, you’ll take specialised modules in conservation biology, gaining a range of appropriate knowledge and skills.You’ll graduate with skills tailored for the practical job market, well placed for a career in environmental / ecology consultancy, research or further study in conservation.- Cover a broad range of fundamental biology topics, from cell biology and genetics to plant, animal and human biology.- Study the latest practical techniques for studying conservation with a particular emphasis on the real world and its constraints. - Opportunity to specialise in ecological topics. - A practical course which uses contemporary learning methods. - High employability of graduates. **More about the Professional Placement Year** A Professional Placement Year (PPY), traditionally known as a sandwich year, is where a student undertakes a period of work with an external organisation for between 9-13 months. The placement occurs between the students' second and third years of undergraduate study. Students can engage in up to 3 placements to make up the total time and are required to source the placement(s) themselves with support from the Careers & Employability Team.

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96 UCAS points

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University information

Bath Spa University

  • University League Table

    93rd

  • Accommodation available
    Scholarships available
  • Campus address

    Bath Spa University, Newton Park, Newton St Loe, Bath, Bath And North East Somerset, BA2 9BN, England

Practical experience and industry insights are integral to each course, with opportunities to learn new skills and partner with an industry mentor.
The university takes its environmental responsibilities very seriously. It scored a first-class award in the 2019 People and Planet Green League.
Home from home: accommodation ranges from city-centre to on-campus, and Bath is recognised as one of the safest student cities in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    98th out of 103 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    98 43%

    93rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    55th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    70th

    6

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