Zoology with Primatology BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Zoology with Primatology BSc (Hons)

The primates (apes, monkeys, tarsiers, lemurs and lorises) are facing an extinction crisis as many of them are specialised in their biology and ecology and live in parts of the world that are especially vulnerable to habitat loss and degradation. They are also the group of animals, to which we belong, so they provide a window through which we can interpret human evolutionary origins.

This degree will give you a broad zoological training to appreciate the advanced and specialised knowledge of primates in the fullest evolutionary context. As zoologists, you will examine the f...

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3 Years

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Bangor University
LL57 2DG

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Year 1

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UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher

Minimum of 5 Scottish Highers - some subject specific grades/Advanced Highers may be required.

Access to HE Diploma

Access to HE in the Sciences. Pass required. (Other subjects considered on a case by case basis.)

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Pass required including H5 in Biology

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)



Including Merits in 4 Biology modules. Modules accepted: Animal Biology; Animal Anatomy and Physiology; Animal Behaviour and Communication; Animal Breeding and Genetics; Biochemistry and Biochemical Techniques; Biochemistry and Microbiology; Fundamentals of Science; Genetics and Genetic Engineering; Inheritance and Genetic Manipulation; Physiology of Human Body systems; Physiology of Human Regulation and Reproduction; Wildlife Populations, Ecology and Conservation.( Other Biology-related modules considered case by case)

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Grade C/4 in English, Maths and Double Award Science, if not demonstrated by the Level 3 qualification/s.

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma



In Applied Science. Other subjects considered on a case by case basis.

Extended Project

Points can include a relevant Extended Project (EPQ) but must include a minimum 2 full A-levels, or equivalent. Please contact us for more information.

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

We will accept this qualification in conjunction with other level 3 qualifications.

A level

Including grade C in Biology if also studying 1 other science subject (Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Psychology, Environment Science, Geography, Geology); OR grade B in Biology if not studying another science subject. General Studies and Key Skills not normally accepted.

T Level

T Level qualifications are accepted on a case by case basis.

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England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,000

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