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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Unlock the secrets of the animal kingdom, learn how animals survive in the wild, and understand how important they are to the world’s eco systems, on Roehampton's BSc Zoology degree.**Zoology explores the biology of a wide range of fascinating animals from the smallest organisms to birds and primates. You will study the evolution, anatomy, physiology, behavior and ecology of animals, along with how to care for and conserve them. You will gain an understanding of modern biology in all its forms from conservation management to paleoanthropology to molecular biology.This programme includes a foundation year, which will provide you with a sound introduction to key elements needed for studying Zoology at degree level. The Foundation year is carefully designed to build your confidence in your abilities, develop essential academic and study skills, and provide you with subject specific knowledge as a basis for success in your following three years.Throughout your time at Roehampton, you’ll be supported by a welcoming and diverse community of staff and students in high-quality facilities on a beautiful parkland campus. You'll have access to our excellent facilities and modern laboratories, along with the opportunity to conduct field work both locally and overseas, with partner organisations and field trips in locations as diverse as London, Wales, and South Africa.We offer innovative modules such as ‘Biodiversity’ where you will learn about the key aspects of evolution in animals, ‘Comparative Biology’ where you will gain as strong foundation in the evolutionary history, physiology, and behavior of vertebrates, and ‘Conservation, People and Wildlife: South African Field Course’ where you will learn directly from people living and working in conservation and related fields in South Africa, and study its wildlife first-hand.Taught on our south-west London campus, on this degree you will have access to excellent facilities and many opportunities for work experience through our Careers Team, and access to face-to-face and 24/7 online careers support, whether you choose to live on campus or commute to us.**This course offers all students the option of a one-year paid work placement, to boost your employability even further. If you choose this route, you will take the placement following year two of your course, and then return to complete your degree. A placement year is the perfect opportunity to gain valuable work experience, to build on the career skills we will teach you on this degree. The connections you make on the placement will improve your career prospects further, and equip you with the skills you need to secure graduate-level employment.**

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,145per year

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University information

University of Roehampton

  • University League Table

    78th

  • Campus address

    University of Roehampton, Erasmus House, Roehampton Lane, Wandsworth, SW15 5PU, England

The University of Roehampton offers the best of both worlds: an inspiring campus experience set in the heart of south-west London.
A wide range of accommodation options, all located on campus. A place is guaranteed, providing students have accepted an offer and apply by the deadline.
Excellent resources include an award-winning library, modern teaching facilities, and health and wellbeing support services.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    67th out of 100 21

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    109 49%

    82nd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    61.0 61%

    76th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    62nd

    14

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