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This degree provides an in-depth study of how animals behave and function, and could lead to a vocational career in the animal sector. We bring your learning to life with plenty of interaction with animals throughout your degree - youll gain practical experience through regular visits to local animal centres and the Universitys two farms.
including Biology and preferably another science subject from: Chemistry, Mathematics, Geography, Physics, PE, Psychology. General Studies excluded. Chemistry is preferred at A/AS level but not essential. For Biology, Chemistry and Physics A levels, we require a pass in the practical element. GCSE Mathematics (grade B or 5) required if not offered at A/AS level.
preferably including Biology and another science subject from: Chemistry, Mathematics, Geography, Physics, PE, Psychology. Advanced Higher Biology preferred. Chemistry desirable at Higher Grade but not essential. Mathematics required at National 5, minimum grade B (or grade 2 Standard Grade or Intermediate 2 equivalent) if not offered at Higher Grade. Where a candidate bypasses the assessment for National 5 qualifications, a minimum of grade C in the Higher in Maths is required.Scottish qualifications can be taken in more than one sitting.
30 level 3 credits at Distinction in biology (or biology-related) and 15 level 3 credits at Merit or above to include mathematical studies and/or quantitative methods.
including Biology and preferably another science subject from: Chemistry, Mathematics, Geography, Physics, PE, Psychology. Chemistry is preferred but not essential. GCSE Mathematics (minimum grade B or 6) required if not offered at a higher level.
We welcome applications from students offering an Extended Project and value the skills of research and independent learning that it is designed to develop. If you offer an Extended Project, it will be taken into account as part of your application profile, but we will not usually include it in offer conditions for this degree programme.
including Biology at Higher Level grade 6. Chemistry preferred at Higher Level but not essential. Mathematics or Mathematical Studies and Chemistry required at Standard Level grade 5 if not offered at Higher Level.
to include Biology and another science subject from: Chemistry, Mathematics, Geography, Physics, PE, Psychology. Chemistry preferred.
A science-related subject such as Animal Management, Equine Management or Agriculture within which there are substantial Biology and Chemistry units. Students are asked to outline in their personal statement exactly which modules they have taken as part of the Extended Diploma. Evidence of numeracy skills required, either GCSE Mathematics (grade B or 5) or Key Skills Level 2 Application of Number.
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Newcastle University is a future-focused institution with a long history of delivering high quality education, and reputation for academic excellence. It is a founding member of the elite Russell Group, and is known for world-class research and innovative teaching methods across a comprehensive portfolio of subject areas.
There is an enrolled population of around 28,000 students from over 140 countries, and the teaching faculty have been recognised for their quality with a Gold standard rating in the most recent TEF assessment — the highest available. The university is continually investing in its campus facilities and human capital, ensuring that students have access to state-of-the-art and industry relevant equipment as well as a highly fulfilling learning experience.
Where you'll study
Newcastle upon Tyne