201–300 th
Impact Rankings 2020
80 th
Impact Rankings: Gender equality 2020
60 th
Impact Rankings: Reducing inequalities 2020
Newton Park, Newton St Loe, Bath, Avon, BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

Biology (Conservation) - (Professional Placement Year) - Bath Spa University

This is the 4 year course which includes a Professional Placement Year. Our specialist BSc (Hons) Biology in Conservation Biology pathway enables you to develop your skills in a contemporary and practical degree. Biology has a strong practical element and you’ll have plenty of opportunities to study plants and animals in the wild as well as in our laboratories. In addition to these core topics, you’ll take specialised modules in conservation biology, gaining a range of appropriate knowledge and skills.You’ll graduate with skills tailored for the practical job market, well placed for a career in environmental / ecology consultancy, research or further study in conservation. - Cover a broad range of fundamental biology topics, from cell biology and genetics to plant, animal and human biology. - Study the latest practical techniques for studying conservation with a particular emphasis on the real world and its constraints. - Opportunity to specialise in ecological topics. - A practical course which uses contemporary learning methods. - High employability of graduates. **More about the Professional Placement Year** A Professional Placement Year (PPY), traditionally known as a sandwich year, is where a student undertakes a period of work with an external organisation for between 9-13 months. The placement occurs between the students' second and third years of undergraduate study. Students can engage in up to 3 placements to make up the total time and are required to source the placement(s) themselves with support from the Careers & Employability Team.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time with year in industry
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,BathUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250