52 nd
Impact Rankings 2020
European Teaching Rankings 2019
5 th
Impact Rankings: Gender equality 2020
Henwick Grove, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR2 6AJ, United Kingdom

Animal Biology and Ecology - University of Worcester

Studying joint BSc (Hons) Animal Biology and Ecology at the University of Worcester is an excellent combination for students wishing to gain a greater understanding of animals and how they interact with their environment. This degree programme combines the ecological understanding of species populations and the communities and ecosystems in which they occur with the biological skills such as animal behaviour analysis, genetics and bioinformatics. There is a strong emphasis on wildlife biology and conservation. Our Animal Biology and Ecology degree programme is highly contemporary which ensures our students receive the training in advanced and cutting-edge techniques and emerging areas. This will include the use of wildlife trail cameras, the use of drones for habitat mapping, mapping using GIS software, species identification, small mammal trapping, animal behaviour, population genetics and genetic analysis, At the University of Worcester you will be provided with an unrivalled amount of hands-on ecological and biological experience, coupled with invaluable underpinning knowledge. The University of Worcester is superbly placed geographically to take advantage of numerous local sites of interest, including nature reserves, areas of outstanding natural beauty and zoos and wildlife parks which provide venues for a variety field visits and field visits. Contrasting environments further afield can also be explored during the Mediterranean Environments Field Course to France and/or the International Biology field trip. A key strength of this course is that most modules include practical sessions, enabling students to learn and develop new skills and put theory into practice. Key features • Small class sizes (typically 15-30 students) • Exceptional staff contact time (typically 12-16 hours per week) • Numerous field sites within 45 minutes of the University campus • Strong emphasis on students attaining field and lab-based skills • Enthusiastic and experienced lecturers committed to delivering high-quality research-based teaching • A friendly and supportive learning environment with an open-door policy and support from a personal academic tutor • Authentic assessments that prepare students for the real world • Strong links with the environmental and conservation sector • Opportunities to study abroad (Erasmus)

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,WorcesterUnited 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
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £12,100