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Wildlife Conservation with Zoo Biology with Studies in the USA BSc (Hons)

University of Salford

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UCAS CODE: D4C1

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Loss of biodiversity is an increasing concern at national, European and global levels. Our BSc (Hons) Wildlife Conservation with Zoo Biology with Studies in the USA provides you with both the practical skills and theoretical knowledge needed to meet the challenge of saving our wildlife and wild places, and offers you the chance to undertake the second year of studies in the USA.Partnering with Otterbein University in Ohio, you will study equivalent modules in the USA that will form your second year degree mark. You will be supported by a tutor based in Salford whom you will have had as your first year tutor and also by a local tutor at Otterbein.If you wish to pursue a career involving wildlife, this course is ideal as it focuses on conservation in both zoos and the wild, providing you with a wide range of experiences through close industry links to local zoos and aquariums.One of the key features of this course is our strong emphasis on field trips – from day trips to national and overseas residential trips – as they allow you to gain real-world context for your studies. The majority of these trips are free, with students only needing to pay a modest administration fee.Features• Acquire the practical skills used in wildlife conservation and zoos• Gain a critical awareness of zoo conservation programmes and the role of zoo professionals• A variety of field trip opportunities are on offer [small administration fee may apply]• There are opportunities to take a placement year in the UK, Europe or worldwideUniversity of Salford Wildlife SocietyHere at the University of Salford we have an award-winning wildlife student society that organises extra-curricular trips around the UK and abroad, as well as opportunities to get involved with volunteering and conservation projects.

Application deadline

15 January

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UCAS Points : 112

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University information

University of Salford

  • University League Table

    83rd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    85th out of 100 4

    29th out of 71 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    123 55%

    46th

    26
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    48.0 48%

    89th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    20th

    19
  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    105 53%

    51st

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    20th

    24
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    15th

    11

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