Ecology and Conservation Biology BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Ecology and Conservation Biology BSc (Hons)

As populations grow and human activities threaten the natural world, ecology and conservation biology has never been more important. With this degree, you will discover how we sustain biodiversity and the fundamental importance of the ecological processes involved.

On this course, you’ll gain cutting-edge knowledge and develop your skills and experience in ecology and conservation, from your doorstep to the globe. With exciting field courses in wonderful landscapes, to observations of animals behaving in the lab, you will learn how to measure the distribution and abundance ...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

3 Years

Start Date

25/09/2024

Campus

Main Site

Course Address
Woodhouse Lane
Leeds
LS2 9JT
United Kingdom

Application Details

Course Code

C180

Institution Code

L23

Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2

Entry Requirements

A level

A,A,B

Including biology and preferably another science or science-related subject. If biology is the only science subject then an A grade is required. Critical thinking and general studies excluded. We accept the following: Science subjects: biology, human biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics. Science-related subjects: computing, environmental science, food science, geography, geology, PE, psychology, science in society, statistics, use of mathematics. Applicants taking a Science A-level (in England) will be required to achieve a pass in the practical element in addition to the standard A-level grade requirement. When an applicant is taking the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) or the Cambridge International Project Qualification (Cambridge IPQ) this can be considered alongside A-levels and may attract an alternative offer in addition to the standard offer. If you are taking A-levels, this would be ABB at A-level and grade A in the EPQ (BSc applicants) or AAB and grade A in the EPQ (MBiol applicants).

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher

Access to HE Diploma

Pass 60 credits overall with 45 credits at Level 3, graded at D39M6P0 including distinctions in biology and mathematics or chemistry. Accept Access courses in Applied Science and Science. Will also consider (depending on subject content): biochemical sciences biological and environmental science biological and health science biological sciences biosciences combined sciences environmental science life and biological science life science medical and health science professions natural sciences physical & natural sciences.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

34

(With 17 at higher level) including 6 in higher level biology and preferably another science or science-related subject at higher level.

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

Applicants with BTEC qualifications (Diploma or Extended Diploma) are required to have A2 level biology (maths, chemistry and physics may be acceptable alternatives depending on the BTEC subject). Distinctions in the BTEC subject and an A or B grade (BTEC subject dependent) for the A-level subject are required. Applicants with BTEC Subsidiary Diploma qualifications must have at least 2 A2 levels and at least one of these must be in biology.

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

H2,H2,H2,H2,H3,H3

Including H2 in Biology and preferably another science or science-related subject at higher level.

Scottish Advanced Higher

Advanced Higher: 5 x Highers AABBB, with AB in 2 Advanced Highers including biology and preferably another science or science-related subject. General studies and critical thinking excluded. If biology is the only science subject then an A grade is required. We accept the following: - Science subjects include: biology, human biology, chemistry, maths and physics. - Science-related subjects include: computing, environmental science, geography, geology, P.E, psychology, science in society, statistics, food science and use of maths Scottish Higher: Scottish Highers not accepted on their own.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

D3,D3,M1

Including biology and preferably another science or science-related subject. If biology is the only science subject then a D3 grade will be required. Global Perspectives excluded. When an applicant is taking Global Perspectives this can be considered alongside Pre-U subjects and may attract an alternative offer in addition to the standard offer. This would be D3/M1/M1 and grade D3 in Global Perspectives (BSc applicants) or D3/D3/M1 and grade D3 in Global Perspectives (MBiol applicants).

Extended Project

Applicants offering an EPQ or IPQ qualification will receive a standard offer, as shown above, plus an alternative offer. The alternative offer would be ABB plus grade A in EPQ / IPQ. Subject-specific requirements are still valid.

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

T Level

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