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Clearing Entry 2012
Please note the entry requirements shown below are typical offer levels and should be used as a guide only. Clearing applicants with different profiles are welcome to enquire - complete our Clearing enquiry form and we will contact you to discuss your enquiry further.
Building on the success of our long-standing Aquatic Zoology
degree, this BSc combines elements of traditional zoology with
contemporary biology to create a zoology course for 21st-century
Learning and assessment styles are varied. You are exposed to
classroom-based learning in small seminar groups or traditional
lecture situations. You take part in laboratory practicals and have
the opportunity to experience field work. You learn independently
and as a member of a group, and you benefit from excellent IT and
literary resources in a friendly and supportive setting.
Our typical offer is 240 points, including Biology at
A level or equivalent, for entry to the three-year course. A second
science A level is preferred. Please contact the admissions tutor
for entry requirements for the foundation year.
Core modules are confined to the first year, with a range of
options available in subsequent years.
The Year 1 core modules are Animal Diversity; Ecology and
Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Molecular Biology; and
Biochemistry. Optional modules include Physiology, Chemistry, field
trips and Dive Training.
Options in Years 2 and include Animal Behaviour, Vertebrate
Biology, Ecology, Molecular Genetics, Evolutionary Biology,
Ecophysiology and Conservation Biology.
A feature of Year 3 is a research project – a highlight for many
students as it offers them the opportunity to work as a member of a
research group. You may also take part in a residential field trip
to destinations such as Scotland, Majorca and Indonesia.
|With a foundation year
*Subject to availability.
‡Contact the appropriate admissions tutor for guidance.
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