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BSc (Hons) Applied Zoology (Top up)

Level 6

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Key Info

Learning Area   Wildlife Conservation & Zoology
Delivery Mode   Full-time
Duration   1 Year
Institution Code   C78


Dates & Locations

Course Type   University
Location   Cornwall College Newquay
Start Date   14/09/2021
UCAS Code   C300


Course Type   University
Location   Cornwall College Newquay
Start Date   13/09/2022
UCAS Code   C300

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 and aquatic animals; mapping techniques using geographic information systems (GIS); developing ways in which to communicate ideas and messages about conservation issues to wider society; and evaluating the impacts of animal disease.

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.

Opportunities also exist to enhance your skills and experience via attending one of the optional residential international field trips to Borneo, South Africa or Honduras (subject to additional fee and availability)

  What You Will Learn

Indicative Module Year 1:

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

  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. A DBS is required where work experience is carried out with young people under 18 or vulnerable adults.

  Progression

Possible Progression (subject to availability) 


- PGCE or CertEd at Camborne, St Austell and Duchy College Stoke Climsland

- Masters-level programmes at other institutions



Possible Careers


- Animal Collections

- Conservation Education

- Animal Welfare Management

- Biodiversity Protection

- Environmental Monitoring or Surveying

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# Zoology # Conservation # Zoo # Animals

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. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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