Zoology with Professional Studies BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Zoology with Professional Studies BSc (Hons)

Zoology is the study of animals, from the simplest invertebrates to the largest land or marine mammals. Simple animals often provide models for the study of higher, more complex species and help drive basic research that transcends the subject boundaries. Animals interact with each other and with their environment, forming complex relationships such that zoologists need a broad understanding of the living world, life processes and the animal kingdom. Exciting progress is being made in animal biology and behaviour, animal health and welfare and in the management of animal communities...

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4 Years

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Year 1

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Scottish Higher

Access to HE Diploma

Access to HE Diploma must contain sufficient relevant modules in Biology and Chemistry. Contact the Admissions and Access Service (admissions@qub.ac.uk) for advice. Successful completion of the Access to HE Diploma with a minimum of 60 credits is required, including 45 credits at Level 3 and 15 at Level 2.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme



6,5,5 to include Higher Level Biology.

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

National Extended Diploma must be relevant, ie Applied Science Successful completion of RQF Level 3 BTEC National Extended Diploma (1080 Guided Learning Hours (GLH)), with overall grades DDD. Applicants must have Distinction grades in four specified units to include: Principles of Applied Science I Principles of Applied Science II and two from the following: Biological Molecules & Metabolic Pathways Genetics & Genetic Engineering Diseases and Infections Microbiology & Microbiological Techniques

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)



To include Higher Level grade H3 in Biology. If not offered at Higher Level then Ordinary Level grade O4 in Chemistry, English and Mathematics.

Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF)

Successful completion of QCF Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma (180 credits), with overall grades DDD.

Scottish Advanced Higher



Advanced Higher Biology required. Offers are normally made on the basis of a combination of Scottish Highers and Advanced Highers.

A level



A-level Biology or Double Award Science required. A-level General Studies and Critical Thinking are normally excluded from offers. However, the grade achieved may be taken into account when results are published in August and may be used in a tie-break situation.

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Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland £4,750
England, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands £9,250
EU, International £25,300

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