Zoology BSc Honours
UCAS Code: C300 (3 Years)


Red squirrelZoology is the scientific study of all forms of animal life, including how they behave, reproduce, evolve, and interact with other species and their environment.

In the first year, all students study core biology modules, giving you a strong foundation in the subject.

In later Stages, you will study specialist zoology topics, such as:

  • animal behaviour and physiology
  • biodiversity and conservation
  • vertebrate biology
  • entomology

Through lab and field-based teaching you learn key laboratory skills required by professional zoologists.

You will enjoy a bird and insect identification field course, as well as a week-long project-based residential field course. 

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I am doing a research project for my dissertation, I have enjoyed the freedom of being able to design and carry out the investigation on my own. I also feel a sense of pride and accomplishment having nearly completed it.

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The standard of lecturing and support available to me has been outstanding and I can't wait for next year.

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