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BSc (Hons) Zoology with Foundation Year

University of Derby Number 1 University in the East Midlands for graduate employment

Why choose this course?

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96% of Derby graduates were in work or further study within six months of completing a full-time degree. (HESA, 2016)

With an excellent reputation for quality, our undergraduate zoology course gives you a head start in a fascinating, rewarding and varied career

  • If you have the ability to study for a degree, but don’t have the necessary formal qualifications to enter directly on to the honours degree programme, you can choose to start at foundation year stage
  • Gain industry experience through placements and projects with organisations like Sea Life, Twycross Zoo, Derby Museums and Derbyshire Wildlife Trust
  • Put theory into practice by conducting exciting fieldwork in the UK or abroad: in the past, our students have been as far afield as the Maldives
  • Be inspired by a teaching team which includes world-renowned researchers and which was rated as ‘excellent’ by quality inspectors
  • Take the opportunity to go on paid internships with the University or relevant employers

You can also study Zoology as a Joint Honours subject.

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