About this course
Zoology is key to tackling some of the major challenges facing our planet today. These include the effects of global warming on animal life and the ecological impact of expanding populations. On this course, you'll explore animal physiology and behaviour. You'll discover how they interact with their environments on a range of field trips, to places like Spain, Belize and the New Forest.
This 3-year degree will let you explore all areas of animal life from cell biology to entire ecosystems. You'll get in-depth training in the biological processes behind animal development, growth and function.
Our tutors are leading experts in a wide range of fields in zoology, including:
With this course you can:
use the £50 million facilities in our Institute for Life Sciences building
work with our active research staff on an independent research project
choose from a selection of modules that tailor your degree to your passions
spend a semester studying at a university in Europe or Australasia
develop vital skills that employers look for
We also have close links with nearby conservation charity and zoo, Marwell Wildlife. This can provide even more opportunities to enhance your learning.
This course is based at Highfield, Southampton.
This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.
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The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.