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Applied Zoology

BSc (Hons) (Top Up)

Study mode Full time / Part time
Location Moulton
Level Level 6
Start date Sep 2022
Duration 1 year / 2 years
Awarding body University of Northampton

This course will allow you to dive deeper into the principles of applied zoology. You'll access a range of facilities including our extensive estate and farmland along with the dedicated biosciences laboratory.

You will study a range of new modules such as Zoos and Aquaria in the 21st century (which investigates the current and future role of collections), as well as more traditional units like behavioural ecology.

Assessment on this course is based on written assignments, presentations, reports, portfolios and exams. You'll also conduct your own individual research and write a thesis which will be assessed.

For information about course fees please refer to our Fees and Financial Support pages.

The course is assessed through a rage of assessments including written assignments, poster presentations, seminar presentations, portfolios, exams and project work. The course is mostly assessed through individual assessments, but elements of group work may be incorporated to bring in a real-world learning experience.

Our variety of assessment methods, providing students with an increased chance of success, have been commended by external examiners.

Following this courses there are a range of exciting opportunities to move into employment in zoology-related positions.

Potential graduate careers include zookeepers, animal technicians, research assistants, conservation manager or policy maker, natural history collection technicians and much more.

In recent years we've seen a number of our graduates move onto further studies at master's and PhD level.

A typical offer holder would have a merit or distinction from a relevant FdSc although we look at all applicants with a relevant level 5 qualification on merit.

The facilities you'll be using

No other college in the UK can rival the world class facilities we have at Moulton College.

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Amphibian, Crustacean and Invertebrate Centre

Animal Welfare Centre
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Aquatics Centre

Animal Welfare Centre
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Rodent Centre

Animal Welfare Centre
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Outdoor Unit

Animal Welfare Centre
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Reptile Centre

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Exotic Species Centre

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Africa Section

Animal Welfare Centre
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Twilight Centre

Animal Welfare Centre

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