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Bachelor in Zoology (with Placement) (BSc) - ARU (Cambridge)
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Bachelor in Zoology (with Placement) (BSc) - ARU (Cambridge)

Anglia Ruskin University (Cambridge)
On campus
 2617 Points
4 Years

Program Description

The bachelor in Zoology (with Placement Year) (BSc) at Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) will see you joining the likes of Charles Darwin, Dian Fossey, Jane Goodall, and David Attenborough in exploring and explaining the diversity of animals from all over the globe.

You’ll build an understanding and skill-set in anatomy and physiology, behavior, genetics, ecology and evolution, and the importance of wildlife conservation.

As part of your studies for the bachelor in Zoology (with Placement Year) (BSc), you’ll get the opportunity to learn hands-on zoology skills – with plenty of time in our labs in Cambridge, as well as on field trips around the UK and beyond. Develop the scientific training and practical skills you need for a career in wildlife conservation, environmental consultancy, or in zoos.

• Fees for Placement Year: £1,250
• Tuition fees for students who have citizens' rights after Brexit: £9,250/year

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Year 1

Animal Physiology and Behaviour

Introduction to Ecology and Conservation

Principles of Biology

Quantitative Techniques and Tools for Biologists

Personal and Professional Development - Level 4

Year 2

Invertebrate Biology

Vertebrate Biology

Principles of Genetics and Evolution

Ruskin Module

Field Skills in Biology

Biological Research Skills

Personal and Professional Development - Level 5

Optional Modules:
Evolutionary Bases of Behaviour
Animal Health and Disease
GIS and Spatial Ecology

Year 3 - Placement Year

Work Placement Life Science

Year 4

Undergraduate Major Project

Comparative Physiology and Development Biology

Wildlife Conservation

Optional Modules:
Population Ecology and Wildlife Management
Tropical Ecology and Management
Zoos and Zoo Animal Management
Practical Marine Biology
Sustainable Land Management
Applied Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare
Animal Communication

Jobs - Careers

  • Zoo
  • Wildlife Conservation Organisation
  • Education or Research Establishment

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