What will I learn?

**Immerse yourself in the theory and practical application of zoology, for a fulfilling career conserving the biodiversity of our planet and protecting animal species across the globe.**You’ll explore how animals evolve, interact and function, how human activity affects animal populations, how zoos contribute to conservation, and much more. You could see the impact of conservation first-hand on an optional trip to South Africa, and a residential field course with a UK zoo.The foundation year will provide the ideal springboard to the rest of the programme, supporting you in developing an understanding of scientific principles and key practical skills.You’ll learn from experienced animal scientists, conservationists and industry practitioners to develop field and laboratory skills which are in great demand by employers.You could broaden your knowledge by spending one semester in Canada or the USA, studying at one of our partner institutions. You’ll have the option to spend a year in industry, either in the UK or overseas, to gain additional experience.Our facilities provide fantastic opportunities to develop real-life experience. These include a range of laboratories, a 70-species Animal Collection, and commercial animal therapy centres. Our 360-hectare estate is ideal for learning a range of survey techniques and for studying British wildlife.

Which department am I in?

Animal

Study options

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,000.00 (US$ 17,893) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Hartpury House,

Hartpury,

Gloucester,

Gloucestershire,

GL19 3BE, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,000.00 (US$ 17,893) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Hartpury House,

Hartpury,

Gloucester,

Gloucestershire,

GL19 3BE, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students who hold High School Graduation Diploma (with a minimum 3.0 GPA), plus three Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations at grade 3 or higher will be considered. This must include science, if applying for a science degree. We also require a minimum of 600 in writing, critical reading and mathematical elements in the SAT or a score of 26 or higher in the ACT test. Minimum IELTS score of 6.0 prior to entry onto the programme considered.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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