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Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Zoology (Optional Placement)

University of Plymouth University of Plymouth, UK

Intake

Sep 2022, Jan 2023

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GBP 14600

Tuition Fee (GBP)

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 Free

Application Fee

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36 months

Duration

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6

IELTS

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76

TOEFL

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75%

Min GPA

Program Overview

Zoology is the science of animals and you will study the whole diversity of animal life, from tardigrades to elephants. You'll gain in-depth knowledge of how animals work, develop key lab skills in molecular biology, physiology, and cell biology that are sought after by employers and build fieldwork skills on two residential field trips.You'll also gain the expertise and skills to be a professional zoologist and work across a diverse range of professions or go on to further study.

Key Features

  • Study the biology of animals in marine, terrestrial and freshwater aquatic habitats. A spectacular range of these habitats are right on our doorstep.
  • Gain a strong foundation in theoretical aspects of ecology, physiology, anatomy, behaviour, evolution and genetics.
  • Develop high-level laboratory skills across animal biology in a wide range of taxa and habitats and gain key transferrable skills that are sought after by employers.
  • Undertake in-depth field studies of animals, including residential courses in the UK and abroad that develop field techniques and familiarity with a wide range of ecosystems and fauna.
  • Undertake self-study throughout your course, using our well-equipped library and range of online scientific journals, as well as LABPlus, our unique laboratory and resource centre designed for science and engineering students.
  • Have the opportunity to boost your employability by taking a placement year between your second and final years of study, working in the industry, anywhere in the world - you can read more about this in the 'course details' section of this page.
  • Take an extended personal research project on a range of topics, often linked to ongoing staff research, in your final year.
  • Benefit from our strong links with external organisations such as the Wildlife Trusts, the Natural History Museums in London and Plymouth, the National Marine Aquarium, the Field Studies Council, Whitley Wildlife Trust, the Donkey Sanctuary, Dartmoor National Park.
  • Explore a range of contemporary issues in zoology.

Additional Information

Program Level 3-Year Bachelor's Degree

Application Processing Days 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted for this program, students must have Standard XII Higher Secondary Certificate.

    6 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
    76 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    59 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    75% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    Tuition Fee

    The values given below are estimated figures, excluding extra charges like material fee, student activity fees, athletic fees, health care, etc., for courses. To know more, please visit the Programs page.

    Average Tuition Fee Per Year

    14600

    Tuition Fee
    (GBP)

     Free

    Application Fee
    (GBP)

    12000 Per year

    Average Cost of Living
    (GBP)

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    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

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    Questions

    Student Visa

    When Should I Apply?

    4 to 6 months

    Bank Account?

    No Need

    Duration of visa

    Course Duration + 3 Months

    Time to Wait for Visa

    35 Days

    Appointment

    Required

    How can you apply

    Cost and Expenses

    Fee

    Visa Fee

    Minimum Funds

    833 CAD, 917 CAD

    Other Expenses

    Medical Fee and more

    Examination and Skills

    Medical Examination

    Required

    Language Skills

    Required

    Work Permit

    Students who wish to work in Canada require a work permit to do so. A student in Canada can work part-time during the course of his studies and full-time during holidays and semester breaks and post the completion of their course/program.

    Work Permit

    Till valid study visa

    Working Hours

    20 hours/week

    Documents Required

    Study Permit

    Social Insurance Number

    Study Permit

    Post Graduate Work Permit

    The Post- Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) allows you to work for three years in Canada if you have completed a two years degree or more.

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    Application

    Form or Online

    Documents Required

    List of Documents

    When to Apply

    First 3 months

    How long does it take?

    90 Days

    Duration

    3 Years

    Fees

    CAD 255

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