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Zoology with a Year Abroad BSc (Hons)

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

Zoology is dedicated to the academic understanding of animal behaviour and effective methods of enhancing animal welfare. This spans everything from animal anatomy and evolution, to physiology and ecology.

Studying zoology at Swansea University gives you access to world-leading teaching and cutting edge facilities across ecological, physiological and molecular fields.

Over the course of this degree, you may study the spectacular marine ecosystems on our doorstep in the Gower Peninsula, and wildlife in distant lands such as India, Sikkim, Borneo and Puerto Rico.

Professional Body Accreditation

This programme has been accredited by the Royal Society of Biology following an independent and rigorous assessment. Accredited degree programmes contain a solid academic foundation in biological knowledge and key skills, and prepare graduates to address the needs of employers. The accreditation criteria require evidence that graduates from accredited programmes meet defined sets of learning outcomes, including subject knowledge, technical ability and transferable skills.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Advice and guidance on postgraduate study and funding
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

Bsc Zoology with a year abroad

As part of this degree scheme, you will be able to study at one of our huge range of partner universities in your third year. Studying abroad is a great opportunity to experience another culture, make friends from around the world and gain valuable experience to prepare you for the world of work after you complete your studies.

Places and availability change annually so specific destinations can’t be guaranteed, but previously Biosciences students have completed their year abroad in Australia, Canada, Singapore, South Korea, Spain and the USA.

Not only do we match you with a partner university, and offer you support in all stages of the process, we also offer a range of dedicated bursaries and grants to help you fund your international experience.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    29th

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    31st out of 100 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    128 58%

    38th

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    40th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.29 86%

    7th

    8

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