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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

By studying an undergraduate Zoology degree at the University of Leeds, you’ll have the opportunity to play a part in understanding how animals interact with their environment, how organisms play a part in various ecosystems, and how we can try and avoid damaging the wildlife of the world.Our integrated Masters offers you an additional year of specialist training. You’ll study Masters-level topics, carry out an extended research project and have the chance to study savannah ecology and conservation in Kenya.Zoology is the study of animals at all levels, from their evolutionary origins, molecular and cellular biology to their behaviour, ecology and evolution. There are many global challenges such as food security, invasive species and biodiversity conservation that are affecting the planet and with the study of Zoology, you will learn practical skills that can help address these real-world issues.**Course highlights**- Zoology achieved 92% student satisfaction. (NSS 2019)- Field courses options including Marine Zoology in Pembrokeshire, Mediterranean Ecology in Spain and African Ecology in South Africa.- Conduct a research project or mini-research project during every year of your degree.- Extensive practical work with modules such as Detecting invasive specieswhere we use cutting edge molecular techniques to identify cryptic species and ask fundamental questions in evolution and conservation.- Research-led Advanced Topic modules in your final year cover topics as diverse as Human Genetics, Conservation Science, Evolution and Animal Behaviour.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

24,500per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : AAB - AAA

Including Biology and preferably another science or science-related subject. If Biology is the only science subject then an A grade is required. Critical Thinking and General Studies excluded.We accept the following: • Science subjects: biology, human biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics.• Science-related subjects: computing, environmental science, food science, geography, geology, PE, psychology, science in society, statistics, use of mathematics.Applicants taking a Science A-level (in England) will be required to


University information

University of Leeds

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  • Campus address

    University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, England

A global community, the university’s staff and students come from over 170 countries. There will be chances to meet and work with people from across the world.
The university is continually investing in its campus, from new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.
With a history of welcoming international students for over 100 years, students can be sure of experienced help throughout their time at Leeds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    28th out of 103 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    158 69%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%



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