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Lincoln University, New Zealand, Lincoln

(Hons) Zoology, B.Sc.

  • (Hons) Zoology, B.Sc.
  • Full-time
  • Duration : 3 years

Student Type

Indicative Fees

AUD 9,250

Study mode

On Campus


Course Highlights

The study of zoology is an exploration of how animals have evolved, how they function, and the ways in which they interact with their environment. The subject integrates anatomy, physiology, behaviour, ecology, evolution and conservation to provide a comprehensive understanding of species structure and diversity.

Career Opportunities

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Course Overview

Humans have created a rapidly-changing world to which animals have had to adapt. Understanding the amazing diversity of animals that share our planet helps us to understand our origins, as well as predict future evolution. The BSc (Hons) Zoology degree at Lincoln is taught by research-active staff who take part in internationally-renowned research. The degree aims to provide a broad understanding of the subject, encompassing the study of key aspects of modern zoology in a diverse range of invertebrates and vertebrates. You have opportunities to study animals in their natural habitat at key points during your studies. I want to find another Bachelor Course You will participate in two residential field trips in the UK, enabling you to study animals in the wild. These trips are part of two core modules: Ecology and Evolution in the first year and Ecology in the second year. For UK-based field trips the University will cover costs of transport, accommodation and meals at the field site. As you study, you will have the chance to develop skills in scientific methods and communication, which are invaluable in many workplaces. There is also an opportunity for students to gain valuable professional experience by undertaking a placement year, between the second and third year of their studies.


Programme Structure Courses include: Cell Biology Comparative Form and Function in Animals Ecology Genetics Integrative Biochemistry Introduction to Animal Behaviour and Welfare Research Methods for Life Scientists Vertebrate Physiology Conservation Biology Invertebrate Zoology Reproduction and Development Vertebrate Zoology



Academic Entry Requirement

Academic Requirements GCE Advanced Levels: BBB, including grade B from A Level Biology. International Baccalaureate: 30 points overall, with Higher Level grade 5 in Biology. BTEC Extended Diploma in Animal Management/Applied Science accepted: Distinction, Distinction, Merit. Access to Higher Education Diploma in a Science subject accepted: A minimum of 45 level 3 credits at merit or above will be required, 15 of which must be in Biology. We will also consider extensive, relevant work experience. In addition, applicants must have at least 3 GCSEs at grade C or above in English, Maths and Science. Level 2 equivalent qualifications such as BTEC First Certificates and Level 2 Functional Skills will be considered.

English Entry Requirement


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