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Zoology with Animal Behaviour MZool

Bangor University

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UCAS CODE: C302

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  • Qualification

    Master of Zoology - MZool

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The Master in Zoology (Animal Behaviour) is an extended undergraduate programme which allows students to graduate either with BSc (Hons) at the end of the third year or with a Master at the end of the fourth year. If at the end of Year 2 a sufficient standard is achieved, then progression onto the Masters year will be permitted following completion of Year 3. Zoology is the branch of biology that studies animals. It covers a broad range of topics including behaviour, morphology, physiology, development, ecology, evolution and taxonomy. Within Zoology the desire to understand the behaviour of animals has led to the development of a separate branch of Zoology (ethology) which focuses on animal behaviour. On this course you will study traditional zoology but with an emphasis on animal behaviour in which you will discover how animals interact with one another and their environments, specifically looking at the mechanisms, functions, development and evolution of behaviour. Our aim is to provide you with sound zoological training and equip you with skills necessary for a career in the field of zoology and animal behaviour. The provision of a diversity of laboratory and field zoology experience, both home and abroad, is an important component of the course, as is the acquisition of transferable skills (data analysis, group work, presentational and writing skills, IT skills). Our excellent teaching facilities include a Zoology Museum which boasts an exceptionally comprehensive collection of invertebrate and vertebrate material, and a botanical garden close to the Menai Strait with a number of habitats that can be used for a range of behavioural studies. We are also part of the Environment Centre Wales which is a partnership venture between Bangor University and the Natural Environment Research Council’s Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH).

Application deadline

15 January

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UCAS Points : 128

Typical offer is based on a minimum 128 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g.• A Levels (including grade B in Biology)• International Baccalaureate Diploma (including H6 in Biology)• BTEC National/Extended Diploma: DDM including merits in 4 Biology modules**• City & Guilds Advanced Technical (1080) / Extended Diploma: Distinction overall including 4 Biology modules**• Access to HE in the Sciences**: Pass**For a list of the acceptable science modules/subject areas, please visit the website• Welsh Baccalaureate

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University information

Bangor University

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    Bangor University, Bangor (Wales), LL57 2DG, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    86th out of 103 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    125 55%

    54th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50 50%

    97th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    49th

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