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International Wildlife Biology (Including Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

University of South Wales

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Pontypridd

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

If you don't have the right qualifications to apply for the BSc (Hons) International Wildlife Biology, this course offers an alternative route into degree study. You’ll start by completing a foundation year, which provides well-structured support, before progressing to the first year of the degree.

Wildlife biology is the study of organisms, their behaviour, ecology, environment and management. You will study big game tracking, conservation genetics, wildlife management, ecology, vertebrate zoology, marine and freshwater biology and more.

There is a strong field element, providing opportunities for immersive learning on three continents. You will study the wildlife and habitats of different landscapes in South Africa; develop your scientific skills on UK field trips, and have the option to apply research techniques in the tropical forests and coral reefs of Asia or Central America.

Careers

Successful completion of this foundation course will enable you to progress on BSc (Hons) International Wildlife Biology degree. Here you will gain a range of traditional and contemporary scientific laboratory, field, analytical and research skills that are applicable to working in ecological consultancy, wildlife conservation organisations, education, or postgraduate study.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 13,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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A level : EE

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University information

University of South Wales

  • University League Table

    102nd

  • Campus address

    University of South Wales, Llantwit Road, Treforest, Pontypridd, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff, CF37 1DL, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    99th out of 103 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    121 53%

    59th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63 63%

    85th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    39th

    9

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