Falmouth University Zoology

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Falmouth University Zoology

Our BSc Zoology is delivered by internationally-recognised, research active staff in the Centre for Ecology and Conservation on our Penryn Campus in Cornwall. The Centre hosts a large and thriving group of scientists who work at the cutting edge of research on whole-organism biology and run research projects across the globe, from Uganda to Australia. The degree utilises expertise in the Centre to provide you with the skills, concepts and experience to understand all aspects of modern zoology. The programme encourages an interdisciplinary approach and you will be exposed to a wide range of theoretical and practical techniques used to study the biology of animals of all types.

Why study Zoology ?

  • led by some of the UK’s foremost biologists working in evolution, conservation and ecology
  • variety of field work opportunities in the UK and overseas
  • close links with a wide range of conservation organisations
  • state-of-the-art facilities in a new building
  • low student-staff ratio, so you won’t get lost in the crowd
  • graduate with outstanding employment prospects
  • four year programme with Study Abroad available
  • MSci four year programme available

Programme variations

  • BSc Zoology with Study Abroad
  • BSc Zoology with Professional Placement
  • MSci Zoology

Entry requirements 2018

Typical offer

AAB-ABB; IB: 34-32

Required subjects

GCE AL grade B or IB HL5 in one of the following subjects: Biology/Human Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Psychology or Maths/Pure Maths/Further Maths. GCSE Maths at grade B.

Applicants studying one of the following BTEC Extended Diplomas will be considered without GCE AL science: Applied Science, Animal Management, Agriculture, Countryside Management, Fish management, Forestry and Arboriculture, Marine Biology