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Animal Behaviour (with Placement Year) BSc (Hons)

Anglia Ruskin University

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( 3.9) 1008 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE C121
OverviewJoin the longest-established animal behaviour degree in the UK. Explore why animals behave the way they do, and how you can use this knowledge to manage, conserve and protect species. Get hands-on experience in our labs, and on field trips in the UK, Europe and Africa. Based in Cambridge, our course is recognised by the Society of Biology and offers an optional placement year. Graduate ready for a career in animal management, behaviour, conservation, environmental consultancy and... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
127th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
118th

Start date and duration

Start date
14-SEP-20
Sandwich
4 Years

Zoology

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 83 = 17% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
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Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
Zoology graduate salary at this uni
£17,000
UK Zoology graduate salary
£16,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, November 2019

Entry requirements
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Zoology

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Biology
59%
Psychology
28%
Chemistry
25%
Geography
19%
Mathematics
14%

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
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Students from Channel Islands
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£9,250 per year
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More info: Placement year fee: £1,250. Fee is £13,100 for 2019/20 entry. There will be slight increase in fees for 2020/21 entry..

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Latest Animal Psychology / Behaviour Studies reviews

Animal Psychology / Behaviour Studies
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05 Feb 18

Animal Behaviour BSc (Hons)

I had been good overall, I have enjoyed the majority of my modules and more is a lot of...

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How Animal Psychology / Behaviour Studies students rated:

Student rating ( 3.4) 9 reviews

5 star 1%
4 star 55%
3 star 33%
2 star 11%
1 star 0%

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Student rating ( 3.9) 1,008 reviews

5 star 22%
4 star 51%
3 star 23%
2 star 2%
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Anglia Ruskin University
CompUniGuide ranking
118th
Student rating
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Anglia Ruskin University has campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford, Peterborough and London, plus many partner colleges and institutions across the UK and globally. Students from 177 countries study with them across four continents. Well regarded for health and social care, you can study art and education, computing and technology, engineering, law, business, economics, life sciences and more. Research across six key study-areas continues to build on the university’s growing reputation.

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Anglia Ruskin University

East Road
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB1 1PT United Kingdom Nearest train station: Cambridge  0.4 miles away

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