Wildlife Conservation with Zoo Biology with a Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Salford

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UCAS CODE D41C
INTRODUCTIONThis course will provide you with a strong foundation in biology and environmental issues, allowing you to progress onto either of the wildlife BSc (Hons) degree courses within the University.It is ideal if you want to develop your career along a conservation pathway but have a non-scientific background, or you don’t meet the entry requirements for direct entry to an honours degree. This course may also be attractive if you are returning to education or if you wish to change career ... READ MORE

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Geography & Environmen..
WUSCA student ranking
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91st / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
92nd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
40th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
Full Time Including Foundation Year
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 - 94 = 6% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Zoology graduate salary at this uni
£17,000
UK Zoology graduate salary
£17,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, December 2020

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Source: HESA, 2018

Zoology

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Biology
64%
Psychology
35%
Chemistry
32%
Mathematics
16%
Geography
12%

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£8,250 per year
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More info: £8,250 for Foundation Year and £9,250 for subsequent years..

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10,200 per year
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More info: Fees range from £10,200 to £13,300 for undergraduate courses..

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University of Salford
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92nd
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Based minutes from Manchester, the University of Salford is at the heart of 21st century creativity and learning. The university is made up of four schools: the School of Arts and Media; the School of Science, Engineering and the Environment; the School of Health and Society; and Salford Business School. A focus on practical learning and links with industry sets the University of Salford apart from other institutions. Many of its courses are designed and taught by industry practitioners. In addition, work placements, live briefs and internships are available to many of the students who study there. The university’s campus is spread across three sites: Peel Park, MediaCityUK and Frederick Road.

Where you'll study

University of Salford

The Crescent Salford
Manchester
M5 4WT United Kingdom Nearest train station: Salford Crescent  0.2 miles away

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