Applied Bioscience and Zoology BSc (Hons)

University of the West of Scotland

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UCAS CODE CC93
This programme equips you with the skills to pursue a career within zoological sciences, in roles such as countryside ranger, pest control professional, zoo keeper, or within the fish farming industry or research and teaching.It covers a range of topics including the zoological specialisms of animal behaviour, aquatic ecology, conservation, entomology and pest management. A key feature of this programme is the amount of field work undertaken. There are a number of day trips and a residential ... READ MORE

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WUSCA student ranking
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106th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
103rd
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
48th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-22
Full Time
4 Years

Biosciences (Non-Specific)

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
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Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Zoology

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Source: IDP Connect, April 2022

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A level
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£9,250 per year
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£1,820 per year
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More info: Scottish: £1,820 cost per year of study (paid by the Scottish Government via SAAS)..

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£9,250 per year
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More info: £9,250 cost of study per year (for four years but you will not pay more than £27,750)..

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£9,250 per year
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More info: £9,250 cost per year of study for four years but not more than £27,750..

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£13,325 per year
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University of the West of Scotland
CUG ranking
103rd
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The University of the West of Scotland (UWS) is one of Scotland’s largest modern universities. It has four campuses located in the west of Scotland in Paisley, Lanarkshire, Dumfries and Ayr, with its fifth in London’s Docklands. In 2020-2021 the university had over 22,000 students in total, representing a diverse student body made up of over 130 different nationalities. The university offers a wide range of highly rated courses, developed with industry, that focus on real-world skills including computing, engineering, life sciences, physical sciences, business, creative industries, education and social sciences. It’s also Scotland’s largest provider of nursing and midwifery education and has a strong reputation for its health-related programmes.

Where you'll study

University of the West of Scotland

UWS Eco Campus, Stephenson Place Hamilton International Technology Park Hamilton
G72 0LH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Blantyre  0.9 miles away

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