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Swansea University
Swansea, Wales
On campus
Full-time
€22,022.12/year
 3303 Points
Duration
3 Years
Language
English

Program Description

A deep academic understanding of life on earth is now more important than ever. Studying living organisms in all their epic variety helps us to identify critical threats and major opportunities, from the smallest scale to the biggest.

This three-year biology degree gives you the flexibility to explore natural life wherever your interests lie.

Note:
Fees for full time Undergraduate EU/International students will increase by 3% for each subsequent year of study.

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Curriculum

Year 1

20 - Cellular & Microbial Biology

20 - Evolution and Genetics

20 - Core Skills for Biological Sciences

20 - Botany and Ecology

20 - Life in the Oceans

20 - Animal Diversity and Behaviour

Year 2

Compulsory Modules:

15 - Year 2 Biological Sciences Literature Review

15 - Plant Ecology

15 - Ecological Microbiology and the Cycles of Life

15 - Ecological Data Analysis

Optional Modules: Biology Field Course:

15 - Introduction to field ecology

15 - Biosciences Year 2 field course alternative assessment

AND

Biology Optional:

15 - Ichthyology

15 - Parasitology

15 - Tetrapod Evolution

15 - Entomology - General Introduction

15 - Animal behaviour in conservation and welfare

15 - Molecular Ecology

15 - Marine Invertebrates

15 - Animal Physiology

15 - Comparative Immunology

Year 3

Compulsory Modules:

30 - Biosciences Research Project

Optional Modules: Fieldtrip:

20 - Tropical marine ecology field course

20 - Professional skills in conservation

20 - Professional Laboratory Skills

20 - Tropical Ecology and Conservation - Borneo Field Trip

20 - Interdisciplinary Field Course to the Indian Himalayas (Sikkim)

AND

Biology Recommended:

10 - Physics for Biologists

10 - Epidemiology of zoonotic diseases

10 - Biodiversity

10 - Plant Conservation and Ecology

10 - Natural Products that Shape Our World

10 - Macroevolution and Phylogenies

AND

Biology Optional:

10 - Mammalian Carnivore Ecology and Conservation

10 - Ecology of Marine Megafauna

10 - Biological Control of Invertebrate Pests

10 - Climate Change Biology

10 - Tropical marine ecology and conservation

10 - Advanced Data Analysis

10 - Polar Biology

10 - Sensory Ecology

10 - Hormones and Behaviour

10 - Animal behaviour - from individuals to group

Careers

Swansea University helps you to prepare for your future career by helping you to find work placements and relevant part-time jobs, offering year in industry options. You will also benefit from working with organisations such as:

  • the Bat Conservation Trust
  • the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust
  • Gower Bird Hospital
  • the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
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