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Ecology and Conservation BSc (Hons)

University of East Anglia UEA

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**About This Course**Get ready to deep-dive into the key concepts of ecology and discover how organisms behave, evolve and interact with their physical and biological environments.This course is for you if you have a scientist’s mind combined with a love of the natural world, animals, plants and ecosystems. You will be fascinated by life science and how it underpins our understanding of the natural world and conservation.You might aspire to work in conservation, research, agriculture, or even conservation communication. Or you might not yet know which career path you want to take and be excited about exploring the wide range of careers open to ecologists and conservation biologists.**Overview**You will explore topics ranging from the molecular genetics of populations, plant science and animal behaviour, to environmental management, biodiversity and conservation – and explore some of these within a socio-economic and political context.You could be discussing the theories behind evolution or behaviour in a seminar one day, and experiencing the subject first-hand in the laboratory the next. Here in the lab you’ll develop techniques to explore ecology, from microbes and parasites to model organisms.You’ll get out into the natural environment too – gaining confidence in practical field skills, survey techniques and field projects. You can choose to join one of our residential field trips to Europe or go further afield in a sub-tropical climate (currently Kenya, eSwatini or Peru) to test your skills in a totally different environment.Developing your own unique, independent research takes your learning to the next level. You’ll work with a member of our world-leading team of researchers to understand a system using the latest scientific techniques.**Disclaimer**Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: **www.uea.ac.uk**

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 20,200per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : BBB

or ABC including grade B in Biology or Human Biology. Science A-levels must include a pass in the practical element. Critical Thinking and General Studies are not accepted.

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University information

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University of East Anglia UEA

  • University League Table

    25th

  • Campus address

    University of East Anglia UEA, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, England

UEA is a highly-respected university. Its beautiful campus is surrounded by English countryside and provides a safe and friendly place to live and study.
Join a welcoming and diverse community of international students. Students get all the support they need, before and after they apply.
Located in beautiful parkland, UEA is also just a short bus ride away from the centre of Norwich, a buzzing yet historic city.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    39th out of 103 8

    33rd out of 72 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    130 57%

    47th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    45th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    52nd

    17
  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    133 63%

    29th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    46th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    44th

    13

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