BSc (Hons) Zoology

BSc (Hons) Zoology

This course gives you the opportunity to be a part of fieldwork abroad and provides the technical skills that employers are looking for.

Why choose to study BSc (Hons) Zoology at Derby?

Employable Graduates - We're ranked 15th highest amongst all UK universities, and 12th for English institutions, with 96.9% of our graduates in work or further study within six months of completing a full-time degree.

Our BSc (Hons) Zoology course is recognised by the Society of Biology, this gives you the opportunity to apply for full membership following appropriate professional experience and also demonstrates the standard of quality you can expect to receive from the course. The course offers a broad knowledge of Zoology, focusing on animal biology such as molecular biology, genetics and physiology whilst exlporing topics such as wildlife conservation, ecology and animal behaviour.

A course centred on your development

  • Our teaching team has been rated as 'excellent' by recent quality inspectors, so you can be sure that you'll receive a high standard of teaching. Many of the team are also active researchers and so your learning will include the latest developments in zoology.
  • You'll be able to tailor this course to your own interests by choosing from a wide variety of modules covering a diverse range of topics.
  • You'll conduct an indepdent research project in your final year, which will allow you to develop your research skills and make you more desirable to potential employers. We will give you every chance to become involved in real research throughout your study.
  • There are opportunities to do fieldwork in many interesting places in the UK and abroad. You could go on a seal watch on the east coast, study animal interaction at Twycross Zoo and spend a week doing a project in Majorca.

Places still available for September 2015

Call our Clearing Hotline on 01332 592015 for further information.