University of Edinburgh Zoology

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University of Edinburgh Zoology

University of Edinburgh Zoology

UCAS code: C300

Duration: 4 years

Delivery: Full-time

School: Biological Sciences

College: Science and Engineering

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Introducing BSc Biological Sciences (Zoology)

This is the study of animals at all levels from their molecular and cell biology to their behaviour and evolution.

This area of study covers arthropod biology, evolution and quantitative zoology. Studying zoology prepares you for a range of careers in conservation, research or teaching.

Entry requirements

Typical offerThe typical offer is likely to be:

  • SQA Highers: AAAA.
  • A Levels: AAA.
  • IB: 37 points with 666 at HL.

Minimum entry requirements

  • SQA Highers: AABB by end of S5 or AABBB/AAAB (S4-S6), to include Biology and Chemistry, with a minimum of BBB achieved in one year of S4-S6; grade A is required in one of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics. Qualified applicants are strongly advised to take Biology and Chemistry at Advanced Higher level where possible. National 5: Mathematics or Physics at grade B. English at grade B.
  • A Levels: ABB in one sitting, to include Biology and Chemistry; Grade A is required in one of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics. GCSEs: English at Grade B or 6. Mathematics or Physics at Grade B or 6.
  • IB: 32 points overall and award of IB Diploma with 555 at HL to include Biology and Chemistry. Diploma must include Mathematics or Physics at SL 6.