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Course Details

Zoology BSc (Hons)

Anglia Ruskin University

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Course Summary

From world-class zoos to wildlife in Africa, you’ll explore and understand the lives of animals on this Cambridge-based course. Take part in cutting-edge research in our specialist labs, closely linked to Cambridge University, and study animal behaviour in marine and terrestrial systems in the field. Recognised by the Royal Society of Biology, this course offers an optional placement year, giving you both the scientific training and practical skills for a career in zoos, wildlife conservation or environmental consultancy.

Entry Requirement

112 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent), including a pass in Biology.
3 GCSEs at grade C, or grade 4, or above, including English and Maths.
If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.0 (Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.


Foundation year

Foundation in Optometry, Medical and Life Sciences

Year one
  • Animal Form and Function
  • Introduction to Wildlife and Conservation
  • Biomeasurement
  • Introduction to Animal Behaviour
  • Origins of Life
  • Ecology
  • Evolution and Biodiversity
  • Introduction to Marine Biology
Year Two
  • Biological Research Skills
  • Field Skills in Biology
  • Invertebrate Biology
  • Vertebrate Biology
  • Principles of Genetics and Evolution
  • optional modules
  • Marine and Terrestrial Communities
  • Evolution of Behaviour
  • Animal Health and Nutrition
  • Biological Bases of Behaviour
  • Parasitology
  • Biological Oceanography
Year Three
  • Wildlife Conservation
  • Behavioural Ecology
  • Undergraduate Major Project
  • optional modules
  • Advanced Approaches in Animal Management
  • Zoos and Zoo Animal Management
  • Biogeography
  • Mammalogy
  • Cognition, Evolution and Behaviour
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Sept, Jan


4 Years

Study Mode

Full Time

Tution Fees

UK/EU tution fees starting from: £9250

International tution fees starting from: £13500

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