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BSc (Hons) 3 years full-time 2017
BSc (Hons) 4 years part-time 2017
Ucas points guide

96

% applicants receiving offers

93%

Subjects
  • Zoology
Student score
79% MED
% employed or in further study
100% HIGH
Average graduate salary
£14k LOW
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
Not Available

Scottish Highers
Not Available

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

UCAS tariff points
96

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 96 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

93%

Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

£9,250

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

Immerse yourself in the lives and behaviour of animals on our Society of Biology-accredited degree. Youâ??ll study in a world-renowned centre of wildlife conservation, and get practical skills in our laboratories that you can apply on a range of field trips in the UK and abroad.

Modules

Level 4: Core modules: Animal form and function; biomeasurement; British wildlife and conservation; core biology; ecology; introduction to animal behaviour and welfare. Optional modules: Introduction to marine biology; animal behaviour in context. Level 5: Core modules: Invertebrate biology; practical biology; preparation for research; vertebrate biology; biological oceanography. Optional modules: Biogis; concepts in animal behaviour; tropical ecology and management; applied ethnology and welfare; communities and ecosystems; parasitology. Level 6: Core modules: Wildlife conservation; mammalogy; undergraduate project. Optional modules: Biogeography; Behavioural ecology; population ecology and wildlife management; behaviour and management of zoo animals; behaviour of marine animals; practical marine biology; domestication and the behaviour of domesticated animals; countryside management.

Anglia Ruskin University

Lord Ashcroft Building

Anglia Ruskin University is a progressive university, breaking into the top 350 educational institutions in the World in 2017*. ARU's fantastic academics will link theory with practice in a friendly and supportive environment; just one of the reasons that ARU's students have recorded some of the highest satisfaction rates across the University. With a campus in the very heart of the City of London offering you unprecedented access to a host of potential employers and careers, ARU London is the perfect place for you to build the skills and gain the knowledge which will propel you to a successful career. 
 

* The Times World University Rankings 2017

How you'll spend your time

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How you'll be assessed

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What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 82%
Student score 79% MED
Able to access IT resources

79%

Staff made the subject interesting

92%

Library resources are satisfactory

79%

Feedback on work has been helpful

78%

Feedback on work has been prompt

82%

Staff are good at explaining things

92%

Received sufficient advice and support

68%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
7% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
61% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
1% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
259 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
76% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
8% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 100% HIGH
Average graduate salary £14k LOW
Graduates who are sales assistants and retail cashiers

21%

Graduates who are other elementary services occupations

17%

Graduates who are animal care and control services

13%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
Zoology isn't just about working in zoos (although if you want one of these highly sought-after jobs, be prepared for some serious competition), because zoology graduates can be found in all sorts of jobs. Nearly a quarter of graduates take some kind of further qualification when they leave – mostly Masters degrees in zoology or related subjects, like biology or ecology – but a graduate from a zoology course can go into pretty much anything, with science, conservation, management, finance and marketing some of the most popular areas.
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