This is the only zoology degree in the UK that allows you to specialise in entomology, in which Harper Adams excels. Entomologists are scientists who study insects – their classification, behaviour, life cycle, ecology, distribution, physiology and population dynamics. However, this being a broad-based degree, you will study all animals, from farm livestock, companion animals and exotics, to UK wildlife such as insects. There’s a strong emphasis on field and laboratory work – both skills in demand by employers. Understanding species and their communities gives an insight into both human and animal life and how they can be sustained in the face of global challenges, from climate change to food security. Here at Harper Adams you’ll study whole organisms, not just species at the molecular level. You’ll look at animals’ physiology, behaviour, and how they interact with other species and their environments, in order to preserve important habitats and manage wildlife in light of climate change. Zoologists and entomologists protect endangered species and wildlife from the dangers of habitat loss, disease, invasive species, and climate change, and to protect and learn more about human life in the process. You’ll be taught by entomologists, conservationists, animal scientists, environmental specialists, veterinarians and many more highly experienced staff.