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Animal Biology (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

University of Worcester

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UCAS CODE: D350

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Overview**Our Animal Biology degree has a strong practical emphasis, designed to prepare you for an exciting career in animal biology. This applied approach also gives you the opportunity to develop a range of skills and expertise to boost your graduate employability.From evolution to animal behaviour, our course explores the fascinating fields of the animal kingdom and natural world. You'll learn about the fundamentals of animal biology, from the functioning of a single cell right up to the processes that control reproduction and survival in complex organisms. Our modules also reflect some of the major challenges facing society today, including the environment, global agriculture and international economic dynamics.**Key features**- Explore the wonders of the animal kingdom: from single cells up to the processes that control reproduction and survival in the most complex organisms.- Shape a degree to suit you - build a firm foundation in core principles, whilst selecting from a wide range of optional modules. These include human origins, genomics and invertebrate biology.- Take Animal Biology somewhere it has never been before with your independent study. Past studies have looked at DNA extractions from faeces of the Western Lowland Gorilla, the effect of raptors on roosting behaviour of waders, and the distribution and abundance of snakes in degraded forests in Madagascar.- Expand your studies with a fascinating Joint Honours degree pathway - study Animal Biology alongside Ecology or Physical Geography.**Learn more about the course at our Open Days**Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. You'll find out more about the course at our subject specific talks, and have the opportunity speak to staff, students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study at Worcester.Book your place at www.worcester.ac.uk/open-days

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,100per year

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Entry requirements

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 32

For the BSc Hons Animal Biology with a Foundation Year you should be at least 18 years old and have GCSE (or equivalent) passes in English Language and Maths. You will normally also need 32 UCAS Tariff points. However, all applicants will be judged on their individual merits and we will take other skills, qualifications and life experience into account. We welcome mature students without the usual formal qualifications and will consider your application based on your suitability and preparedness to complete the course.

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University information

University of Worcester

  • University League Table

    104th

  • Campus address

    University of Worcester, Henwick Grove, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR2 6AJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    88th out of 103

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    108 48%

    83rd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    87th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.30 86%

    8th

    1

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