Concepts and theories from the molecular and cellular levels through to the whole-organism.
The principles and study of animals from the molecular to the community level.
The importance of zoonotic and emerging infectious diseases e.g. Covid-19.
Molecular techniques applied to de-extinction and conservation e.g. cloning.
The use of forensics and toxicology in the investigation of wildlife crime.
Practical laboratory skills to investigate and manipulate biological material including relevant physical, chemical and biological measurements and their application in a research project.
Collation, quantitative analysis and interpretation of experimental data, including problem-solving.
Communication and application of knowledge on the biological sciences.
The use of computers for data management and presentation.
The use of remote sensing technologies for the assessment of animal behaviour.
Intellectual, personal and team skills for employment and further study.
How the degree outcomes can be applied to the workplace and career planning.
How to carry out Masters level research.
Programmes with Professional studies undertake a 46 week work placement between stage 2 and 3. The skills and experience obtained are further enhances following the completion of the stage 3 project carried out either in internationally recognised laboratories or at internationally recognised field sites. The experience obtained equips the student with a readily transferable skill set for entry into either employment or future postgraduate study, including research.
Full-time Study Mode
5 years Duration
C305 UCAS Code