**Explore all aspects of animal life, from the sub-cellular level to ecosystems. You can also learn to scuba dive and go on field trips to exciting locations. â**
Our zoology degree combines traditional zoology and contemporary biology in a course for 21st-century scientists.
- Learn to scuba dive and become a PADI-certified advanced open water diver (extra fee may be payable)
- Field study is an integral part of the programme. That includes opportunities for residential field courses in locations including Scotland, Mallorca, Malaysia and Brazil
- 95% of our graduates are in work or further study within six months (UK domicile full-time first degree leavers; Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey for the academic year, 2016/17 published by HESA 2018)
- Ranked fourth in the UK for this subject, with a 96% overall satisfaction score from our students (2018 National Student Survey, HEIs)
- Facilities include the biomedical research facility, 33,000-litres of tropical aquaria and environmental genomics laboratories
You control the emphasis of your studies depending on what area you're most interested in. You can choose to specialise in fields like conservation biology, animal behaviour, evolutionary genetics or physiology. Your learning will be supported by research-active academics, hands-on training and a friendly setting.
The foundation year is ideal to boost your skills and knowledge if you don't quite meet our academic entry requirements.
**Official Team GB partners**
Did you know that the University of Hull is the official University Partner of Team GB? Our united belief is that anyone, with the right opportunities ahead and a dedicated team behind, can achieve extraordinary things. This is what our partnership with Team GB is built on. Extraordinary is in you â and weâll help you find it.
What does this mean for you? It means that whether youâre studying sports science, or marketing, or logistics, or healthcare, or engineering, youâll be able to gain invaluable experience through this unique partnership.
We are working with Team GB to create opportunities for volunteering and work experience, to get involved with meet-and-greet sessions with Olympians, host on-campus talks from guest speakers and so much more. Some of our students recently helped Team GB athletes get their kit ready to compete in preparation for the Minsk 2019 European Games. Itâs an extraordinary partnership, and you wonât find it anywhere else.
Find out more at hull.ac.uk/teamgb
Foundation in Data Analysis
Cellular and Molecular Basis of Biology
Preparing for Learning in Higher Education
Biology in Context Group Project
Foundation Maths Skills
Foundation Maths 1
Foundation Mathematics A
Diversity of Life
Cells and Organelles
Principles of Genetics
Ecology and Evolution
Professional and Research Skills for Biologists
Animal Form and Function
Geographical Information Systems
Aquatic Resource Managament
Choose one from the following
Independent Research Project
Structured Research Project
Biology in Education
Sensory Physiology of Animals
Freshwater Fisheries and Conservation
Sex and Social Behaviour
All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.
You'll be assessed through a combination of written, practical and coursework assessments throughout your degree.
Written assessment typically includes exams and multiple choice tests.
Practical is an assessment of your skills and competencies. This could include presentations, school experience, work experience or laboratory work.
Coursework typically includes essays, written assignments, dissertations, research projects or producing a portfolio of your work.
Application deadline details:
Forget about the stereotype, Hull is a hidden gem which gets great student satisfaction. The city is really quirky so look out for white telephone boxes, chip spice and traditional pubs with unusual names. The university campus is very green with a warm atmosphere. The area around the uni is lovely, with lots of independent restaurants, shops and small bars which have a great selection of cheap craft beers. Living costs are really low, with student housing available close to campus. There’s a choice of different clubs for all music tastes. Getting in to town is easy and quick with frequent buses and cheap taxis.
Provisional for Year 1 for EU at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for England at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Northern Ireland at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Scotland at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Wales at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Channel Islands at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for International at £17,200
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