501–600 th
World University Rankings 2020
101–150 th
Young University Rankings 2019
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Paisley Campus, Paisley, PA1 2BE, United Kingdom

Applied Bioscience and Zoology - University of the West of Scotland

This programme equips you with the skills to pursue a career within zoological sciences, in roles such as countryside ranger, pest control professional, zoo keeper, or within the fish farming industry or research and teaching. It covers a range of topics including the zoological specialisms of animal behaviour, aquatic ecology, conservation, entomology and pest management. A key feature of this programme is the amount of field work undertaken. There are a number of day trips and a residential marine biology field trip in Year 3. A work-related learning module is also available in Year 3. Students have undertaken placements at organisations such as Blair Drummond Safari Park, Amazonia and Scottish SPCA. Graduates are eligible for membership of the Royal Society of Biology. Many of our UWS graduates have jobs that require detailed zoological knowledge including countryside rangers, pest control professionals, zoo keepers and environmental impact assessors. They have also pursued careers in research and teaching. 97% STUDENT SATISFACTION NATIONAL STUDENT SURVEY 2016

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    5 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Paisley Campus,PaisleyScotland
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250