Zoology BSc (Hons)

Swansea University

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( 4.4) View reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE C300
Zoology involves the study of animal anatomy, evolution, ecology and physiology - helping us understand animal behaviour and identify ways to improve animal welfare. This course gives our students an unrivalled opportunity to study modules in a range of natural environments including the Gower Peninsula. With its diverse habitats and an array of wildlife species including adders, otters and orchids, Gower is a uniquely rich site for students to study. Biosciences is ranked 3rd in the UK for % ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2022 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
44th / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
42nd
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
28th

Start date and duration

Start date
25-SEP-23
Full Time
3 Years

Zoology

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
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Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 100 = 0% 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
£18,000
UK Zoology graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, September 2022

Entry requirements
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A level
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Previous study
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Source: HESA, 2018

Zoology

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Biology
97%
Chemistry
40%
Geography
30%
Mathematics
29%
Psychology
14%

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Latest Zoology reviews

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Zoe
17 Mar 22

Zoology BSc (Hons)

Enjoy being by the beach. Lectures are interesting and handled well. Accommodation varies in quality but mostly...
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Phoebe
17 Mar 22

Zoology with a Year in Industry BSc (Hons)

It’s in a nice area close to the beach which is convenient for field work. I don’t know how it could be improved....

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How Zoology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 92 reviews

5 star 54%
4 star 40%
3 star 5%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 4,342 reviews

5 star 58%
4 star 32%
3 star 9%
2 star 1%
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Swansea University
CUG ranking
42nd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.4)
Swansea University is renowned for its excellence in research, teaching reputation and delightful seafront location. Established in 1920, the university has been a provider of quality education for 100 years and was awarded University of the Year by Whatuni in 2019. The university comprises seven academic colleges distributed across two campuses, and offers a huge range of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral degree options, as well as opportunities for research positions and studying abroad. The university has two campuses in Swansea. The Singleton Park campus enjoys a stunning beachfront location and is surrounded by leafy parkland, which is perfect for sports, recreation and socialising. The Bay campus, also located next to the beach, is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and has fantastic business partnership links.

Where you'll study

Swansea University

Singleton Park Swansea
SA2 8PP United Kingdom Nearest train station: Swansea  1.2 miles away

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