Zoology with a Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Salford

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Course info

UCAS CODE C350
INTRODUCTIONThis course will provide you with a strong foundation in biology and environmental issues, allowing you to progress onto a BSc (Hons) Zoology degree course at the University of Salford.It is ideal if you want to develop your career along a zoological pathway but have a non-scientific background, or if 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

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
91st / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
83rd
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
85th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-22
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 - 75 = 25% 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, November 2021

Entry requirements
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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
64%
Psychology
35%
Chemistry
32%
Mathematics
16%
Geography
12%

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Latest Zoology reviews

Zoology
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Amy
30 Oct 19

Zoology BSc (Hons)

Great so far, passed first year so that's a...
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Alexandra
30 Oct 19

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How Zoology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 14 reviews

5 star 29%
4 star 50%
3 star 21%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 3.8) 1,035 reviews

5 star 22%
4 star 49%
3 star 23%
2 star 3%
1 star 3%
University of Salford
CUG ranking
83rd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.8)
Located just minutes from Manchester’s vibrant city centre, the University of Salford is a hub of contemporary learning and creativity. The university sets itself apart from other institutions with a focus on practical education and with established industry connections, giving its students a wide network of opportunities after graduation. The University of Salford is comprised of four academic faculties; the School of Arts, Media and Creative Technology; the School of Science, Engineering and the Environment; the School of Health and Society; and Salford Business School. Many courses are designed and taught by industry practitioners, and students have many opportunities to participate in internships and work placements while studying.

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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