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BSc (Hons) Applied Zoology

For 2018 start

Cornwall College Newquay LEVEL: 6 Wildlife Conservation & Zoology

This 1 year top up programme is designed for foundation degree graduates wishing to progress to an honours degree. The programme will further develop skills of scientific analysis, communication and evaluation. You will gain an understanding of applied zoology which will enhance your opportunities for employment or postgraduate study.

Optional modules focus on a number of topics including: the conservation and monitoring of wild terrestrial animals, including the possibility of an optional residential field trip to Borneo, South Africa or Honduras; mapping techniques and Environmental Impact Assessment; developing ways in which to communicate ideas and messages about conservation issues to wider society.

You will be given training to help develop your analytical and research skills in preparation for the Honours Project, where you explore an area of interest in greater depth.

Through our close connection to a number of conservation and animal welfare organisations, this programme will extend your knowledge of animal biology beyond foundation degree level, with the emphasis of your studies chosen by you.

The programme will apply knowledge in these fields, particularly in South West England, but also internationally. There will also be some formative assessment by mini in-class tests, presentations and group work.

 

Possible Progression (subject to availability) 

– PGCE or CertEd at Camborne, St Austell, Duchy Rosewarne and Duchy Stoke
– Masters-level programmes at other institutions

 

Possible Careers 

– Animal Collections
– Conservation Education
– Animal Welfare Management
– Biodiversity Protection
– Environmental Monitoring or Surveying

Key Facts

  • UCAS Code: C300
  • Institution codes: CORN C78
  • Awarded by: Cornwall College & Plymouth University
Entry Requirements

240 credits with 120 at level 5 from a relevant Foundation Degree, HND, or equivalent in an appropriate subject.  All qualifications and subject grades will be considered on an individual basis.  HND qualifications may require additional bridging modules.

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Course Documents

BSc(Hons) Applied Zoology (Top up) Handbook (2017-18) updated Feb 18

COURSE MODULES

Indicative Module Year 1 (Full time study)

 
  • Applications of Zoology
  • Honours Project
Options (choose three)
  • Impacts of Disease
  • Current Issues in Animal Behaviour
  • Wildlife Conservation
  • Communicating Zoology
  • Zoology & Conservation of Aquatic Ecosystems

Indicative Module Year 1 (Part time study)

  Options (choose three):
  • Impacts of Disease
  • Current Issues in Animal Behaviour
  • Wildlife Conservation
  • Communicating Zoology
  • Zoology & Conservation of Aquatic Ecosystems

Indicative Module Year 2 (Part time study)

  • Applications of Zoology
  • Honours Project

*Modules are subject to change and availability

COURSE IMAGES

COURSE OFFERINGS

BSc (Hons) Applied Zoology (Top-up)

Start Date

September 2019

Campus

Newquay

Duration

1 year full-time


BSc (Hons) Applied Zoology (Top-up)

Start Date

September 2019

Campus

Newquay

Duration

2 years part-time



*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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