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Animal Biology (Integrated Masters) MBiol

University of Worcester

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UCAS CODE: C1C3

Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Biology - MBiol

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Overview**From the phenomenon of evolution to our curiosity regarding animal behaviour, we have always found ourselves enthralled by the wonders of the animal kingdom. Animal Biology explores this fascinating realm, from the functioning of a single cell right up to the processes that control reproduction and survival in complex organisms.At Worcester, Animal Biology has a strong practical emphasis, reflecting the discipline's increasing importance to our understanding of some of the major challenges facing society today, from the environment and global agriculture to international economic dynamics. This applied approach also gives you the opportunity to develop a range of skills and expertise invaluable in future employment.In the fourth (masters) year you will undertake a very research oriented programme which will take full advantage of the academic and commercial research expertise in Animal Biology within the department.**Key features**- Study for a four year Integrated Masters degree in Animal Biology in a friendly and supportive environment.- 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.- Learn more about the latest technologies that are driving pure and applied Animal Biology research and its importance and application to solve problems encountered in industry and organisations.- Gain extensive practical experience and knowledge by working with academic and technical experts in new and refurbished laboratories and in the field using a range of specialist equipment.- Obtain a valuable postgraduate qualification and enhance your chances when applying for scientific jobs or a PhD degree.- The option to exit after three years and be awarded a BSc (hons) in Animal Biology.**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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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 96 - 104

A level Biology or equivalent science qualification required

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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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