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BSc (Hons)

Animal Biology


This course will give you a sound knowledge and understanding of animal biology, and the ability to apply this knowledge to the rapidly expanding animal industry. You will study topics like anatomy and physiology, behaviour, ecology, welfare, breeding and nutrition. Core scientific study is supported by hands-on animal handling in our specialist unit.

UCAS code: C301 BSc/AB (Full Time) C302 (Sandwich)
Entry requirements: Please see the Applying section
Starting: October
Course length: Three years full-time or four years with placement
Study location: Brackenhurst campus

Fees and funding: Please see our applying and fees section.

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There are still places available on this course to start in September 2016 – apply now through UCAS Extra

Why choose this course?

  • The course is recognised by the Society of Biology
  • You will have access to our modern animal unit on campus which houses over 200 animals
  • A 1,000 square metre, £2.5 million campus eco-library
  • You will have the opportunity to complete research or a work placement abroad.

You will learn about all aspects of welfare, breeding, conservation and management whilst combining the study of wild animal populations with that of captive, both domestic and exotic. Lectures will cover major scientific principles such as:

  • anatomy and physiology
  • behaviour
  • ecology
  • nutrition

Your course content will also explore all species of animal with an emphasis on companion and domestics species. 

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