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BSc (Hons) Applied Zoology & Conservation (incl. sandwich year)

For 2018 start - Available with a Science Gateway qualification

Cornwall College Newquay LEVEL: 6 Wildlife Conservation & Zoology

The BSc (Hons) Applied Zoology and Conservation is a full-time four year programme designed to equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to work within the field of conservation. Modules cover a range of subjects from anatomy and physiology to behaviour and population/habitat management.

There is an emphasis on practical application using both national and international examples, and utilising field specialists within the institute and externally as guest speakers to discuss current issues and research in zoological conservation. The placement year will take place between years 2 and 3, requiring a total of 26 weeks on placement with either a single or multiple relevant employers/organisations. During the placement year you will need to conduct an independent research project and will be supported in the lead up to the placement and throughout by a placement year supervisor. The research conducted as part of the placement year project cannot be used for the Honours Project in Year 3.

 

Possible Progression (subject to availability) 

– Biological Science Research Masters at Newquay
– PGCE or CertEd at Camborne, St Austell, Duchy Rosewarne and Duchy Stoke
– MSc Zoo Conservation Biology at Plymouth University
– MSc Sustainable Environmental Management at Plymouth University
– MSc Conservation & Biodiversity at the University of Exeter
– MSc Conservation Science & Policy at the University of Exeter

 

Possible Careers 

Working within organisations such as Wildlife Trusts, RSPB, Woodlands Trust, Natural England or the Environment Agency as:
– Communications or Education Officer
– Wildlife or Development Officer
– Community Engagement Officer
– Wildlife or Reserve Warden
– Project Officer or Manager
– Advisor or Consultant Ecologist
– Environment Officer or Research Technician

Key Facts

  • UCAS Code: 3Y62
  • Institution codes: CORN C78
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COURSE OFFERINGS

BSc (Hons) Applied Zoology & Conservation (incl. sandwich year)

Start Date

03-09-2018

Campus

Newquay

Duration

4 years full-time with a placement (sandwich)


BSc (Hons) Applied Zoology & Conservation (incl. sandwich year) - with Science Gateway

Start Date

03-09-2018

Campus

Newquay

Duration

5 years full time with a placement (sandwich)

Extra Information

This option includes an additional Science Gateway year which is ideal if you don’t have the right qualifications to apply for a degree programme straight away. If you are applying for the BSc (Hons) Applied Zoology & Conservation - with Science Gateway route on UCAS you will need to use UCAS code: CC31. Please note that when studying the Science Gateway programme, you will be based at Cornwall College Newquay.



*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.

Careers advice available

If you are considering an undergraduate programme with us, you may wish to access our free Careers and Employability advice service. This gives you the opportunity to talk with an advisor about career options before, during and after your study with us. To make an appointment, please e-mail: H.E.Advice@cornwall.ac.uk

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