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  • Qualification

    Master of Science (with Honours) - Msci (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site - Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Discover how zoology can be applied to the key challenges affecting our planet today, from the effects of global warming on animal life, to the ecological impact of populations and animals, and the survival of endangered species.Your degree will be ideal preparation for a broad variety of careers including laboratory or field-based research, jobs in conservation and animal managements.Our expertise stretches from evolution and behaviour to gene regulation, neuroscience and development in a variety of animals.Our unique link with world-renowned conservation charity Marwell Wildlife, located only a few miles from our campus in Southampton, provides an opportunity to develop specific interests and expertise in zoology. You have the opportunity to carry out your final-year research project in collaboration with Marwell or a number of other organisations in the UK or abroad. You will be taught by our expert lecturers and can also benefit from gaining extensive practical experience from a variety of field trips on offer in the UK, Spain and Belize.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,580per year

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A level : AAA

A level science subjects considered include Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Psychology, Environmental Studies, Geography and Geology. Where this offer is satisfied by including grades achieved in either Biology, Chemistry or Physics, a Pass in the practical science assessment is additionally required. General Studies, Critical Thinking and Use of Mathematics are excluded for entry.Contextual Offer: AAB including Biology and one further science subject.

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University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton is proud of its inclusive global community and welcomes students from over 130 countries, including 6,800 EU and international students.
Southampton's Students' Union (SUSU) has over 40 cultural and international groups that help with social connections for international communities.
Specialist careers support and paid Year in Employment and internship opportunities prepare international students for their future.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 100 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    147 66%

    25th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    33rd

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    15th

    18

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