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Deakin University, Australia, Burwood

Zoology and Animal Science (Honours), Bachelor

  • Zoology and Animal Science (Honours), Bachelor
  • Full-time
  • Duration : 1 year

Student Type

Indicative Fees

AUD 9,050

Study mode

On Campus


Course Highlights

Deakin's Bachelor of Zoology and Animal Science (Honours) provides you with exposure to a range of possible career paths and a deep understanding of your chosen discipline through research exploration in the current field of zoology. The course has a strong focus on Australian fauna and its unique importance in the global environment and is underpinned by the latest zoological research.

Career Opportunities

A degree in veterinary medicine qualifies you as a vet, but also opens doors to many other fascinating careers. Find out what else you can do Job options Jobs directly related to your degree include: Veterinary surgeon Jobs where your degree would be useful include: Ecologist Environmental consultant Higher education lecturer Nature conservation officer Research scientist (medical) Research scientist (life sciences) Sales executive Science writer Veterinary nurse Zookeeper Remember that many employers accept applications from graduates with any degree subject, so don't restrict your thinking to the jobs listed here.

Course Overview

You ll get the chance to undertake focused research in your area of interest and boost your skills before launching into a successful career. You will be exposed to research of national and international significance and acquire skills in research design and implementation, critical thinking and data analysis, digital literacy, and scientific communication. You will also develop valuable skills for life-long learning; an essential professional attribute in this ever-evolving field. I want to find another Bachelor Course The coursework component of the honours program provides you with essential theoretical knowledge underpinning robust research, while the research project develops the practical skills necessary to investigate an area of interest through research exploration. You will have the support and supervision of our experienced staff throughout your honours program, and will graduate with skills that provide you with a competitive edge in the job market and an ideal pathway to further study and research.


Programme Structure Courses include: Introduction to Biology Research Honours Biology Coursework Honours Biology Thesis A Honours Biology Thesis B



Academic Entry Requirement

Academic Requirements Normally an overall level of academic performance at 70% or greater in level 3 units within the Bachelor of Zoology and Animal Science (or equivalent) is required to be eligible to join the honours program, with an alternative entry pathway to further consider relevant work experience assessed through an interview process.

English Entry Requirement


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