Learning in the field and lab, focusing on local and global biological issues, you’ll join our Biosciences team – ranked 6th nationally for student experience by the Guardian and The Times.
Our Animal Biology BSc (Hons) course scored 100% for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2021.
Our Biosciences courses are ranked 1st in the UK for student & feedback satisfaction, and 3rd for teaching satisfaction by the Guardian University Guide 2022. Our Biological Science courses are also ranked 1st in the UK for student experience and teaching quality by The Times Good University Guide 2022.
You’ll explore the form and function of animals, their adaptions to the environment, interaction, physiology and evolution. You’ll examine animal behaviour from ants to primates and learn how to conduct surveys for a variety of animal populations.
You’ll have the opportunity to progress from field training in the UK to field research overseas, in the Savannah of South Africa, the tropical rainforests of Borneo or mountains of Switzerland.
Throughout, you’ll be guided by lecturers awarded for their teaching excellence and media work, and internationally-recognised for their frontline conservation research in bioscience.
Note that we offer a range of fee waivers, scholarships, bursaries and awards for both UK and International students.
You’ll learn through fieldwork, laboratory analysis, seminars, debates and lectures. Around 75% of assessment is by coursework, through consultancy reports, presentations, essays, scientific reports and practical tests with an emphasis on active research areas.