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Applied Bioscience and Zoology BSc (Hons)

University of the West of Scotland

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UCAS CODE: CC93

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Lanarkshire Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This programme equips you with the skills to pursue a career within zoological sciences, in roles such as countryside ranger, pest control professional, zoo keeper, or within the fish farming industry or research and teaching.It covers a range of topics including the zoological specialisms of animal behaviour, aquatic ecology, conservation, entomology and pest management. A key feature of this programme is the amount of field work undertaken. There are a number of day trips and a residential marine biology field trip in Year 3.A work-related learning module is also available in Year 3. Students have undertaken placements at organisations such as Blair Drummond Safari Park, Amazonia and Scottish SPCA.Graduates are eligible for membership of the Royal Society of Biology. Many of our UWS graduates have jobs that require detailed zoological knowledge including countryside rangers, pest control professionals, zoo keepers and environmental impact assessors. They have also pursued careers in research and teaching. 97% STUDENT SATISFACTION NATIONAL STUDENT SURVEY 2016

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,500per year

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A level : BCC

Including Biology or Human Biology.Year 2 entry with A Levels in BBC including Biology.

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University information

University of the West of Scotland

  • University League Table

    125th

  • Campus address

    University of the West of Scotland, Paisley Campus, High Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA1 2BE, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    89th out of 100 41

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    146 65%

    30th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56.0 56%

    85th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.30 86%

    1st

    28

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