BSc (Hons) Zoology with Foundation Year

Why choose this course?

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Put your zoology career on a firm footing with this distinctive course. The foundation year route is designed to open new doors for people with the ambition and ability to gain this respected BSc (Hons) qualification.

  • Complete your honours degree in four years by starting your journey with a foundation year
  • Realise your ambitions: the foundation year is ideal for students planning a change of career, seeking to study a completely new subject, or without the formal qualifications to join our honours degree directly
  • Develop strong intellectual, technical and personal skills to build an impressive CV and meet the needs of employers
  • Undertake practical fieldwork in the UK or even abroad: in the past our students have honed their skills on projects in Majorca and the Maldives
  • Draw on our thriving partnerships with the likes of Sea Life, Twycross Zoo, Derby Museums and Derbyshire Wildlife Trust
  • Enjoy real-world learning through opportunities for paid placements and internships with relevant employers and the University itself
  • Learn from an enthusiastic and supportive teaching team which was rated ‘excellent’ by quality inspectors
  • Be inspired by the world-renowned scientific research currently underway at Derby

You can also study Zoology as a Joint Honours subject.

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