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BSc (Hons) 3 years full-time 2017
BSc (Hons) 5 years part-time 2017
Ucas points guide

128

% applicants receiving offers

91%

Subjects
  • Zoology
Student score
75% LOW
% employed or in further study
88% LOW
Average graduate salary
£18k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
Not Available

A level requirement including Biology or another Science subject. (Biology or Any Science subject).

Scottish Highers
Not Available

BTEC Diploma
MDD

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
MDD

International Baccalaureate
28

UCAS tariff points
128

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 128 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

91%

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

£9,000

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

â?¢ Youâ??ll have the opportunity to get up close and personal with animals across the taxonomic spectrum, from microbes to man and beyond. â?¢ 90% of students satisfied with the quality of our teaching. (National Student Survey 2016). â?¢ Gain first-hand experience out in the field, both at home and abroad, studying carnivorous plants, slippery eels, and South African 'big game' animals. â?¢ On this Zoology BSc, you will build your zoological knowledge and learn the latest laboratory techniques from well-respected experts.

Modules

Year 1: diversity of life 1; diversity of life 2; chemistry of life; biometrics: physiology, statistics and maths; cell biology;human ecology and adaptation. Year 2: biosciences field course; animal biology 1; animal biology 2; biosciences research methods. Optional modules: understanding behaviour; molecular biology: theory and practice; ecosystems; humans and other primates. Year 3: biosciences research project; biosciences independent study. Optional modules: animal behaviour and cognition; advances in molecular biology and biotechnology; conservation ecology; aquatic and invertebrate biology; conservation, people and wildlife (South African field course); primate biology and conservation; palaeoanthropology.

University of Roehampton

Campus building

The University of Roehampton is a friendly, modern, vibrant learning community set on a beautiful and historic campus in south-west London, near Richmond Park. The stunning 54-acre campus is only 30 minutes from the West End and 15 minutes bus ride to the vibrant centres of Putney, Hammersmith and Richmond.

How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
23%
77%

Year 1

27%
73%

Year 2

16%
84%

Year 3

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
58%
42%

Year 1

43%
40%
17%

Year 2

25%
70%
5%

Year 3

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 81%
Student score 75% LOW
Able to access IT resources

76%

Staff made the subject interesting

86%

Library resources are satisfactory

80%

Feedback on work has been helpful

48%

Feedback on work has been prompt

43%

Staff are good at explaining things

86%

Received sufficient advice and support

57%

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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
14% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
71% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
4% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
314 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
83% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
16% 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 88% LOW
Average graduate salary £18k MED
Graduates who are sales, marketing and related associate professionals

7%

Graduates who are animal care and control services

14%

Graduates who are business, research and administrative professionals

10%

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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