Zoology (including a Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Zoology (including a Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

Foundation Year courses have been designed for students who do not have the necessary academic qualifications needed to enter directly into the first year of a degree but who have the ability and commitment to do so. Once the Foundation Year has been completed successfully, you can then go on to complete your degree.

Explore all aspects of animals, their ecology, evolution, behaviour, structure and management.

Zoology involves the study of the structure and function of animals, biodiversity and ecology of ecosystems and conservation biology.

This knowledge is essential in order ...

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A level

72 UCAS points overall including a D at A level. The Department requires one of the following subjects as essential for entry: GCE A Level: Biology, Applied Science.

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Scottish Higher


including Biology

Access to HE Diploma

Access Diploma (Science) - Pass overall

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


including 4 in HL Biology

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


BTEC Extended Diploma (Applied Science or Animal Management)

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


including H4 in Biology

T Level


T Level with a Pass grade and D or E on the core. T Level must be in Science.

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EU, England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands £9,250

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