Ecology BSc (Hons)

University of Brighton
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
3 years
Intakes
September
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 34,866
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 53,461

Entry Requirements

  • A-levels: BBC. Must include a relevant subject (biology and geography or environmental science).
  • BTEC: DDM.
  • International Baccalaureate: 28 points, specified subjects.
  • Access to HE Diploma: pass with 60 credits overall. Must include 12 credits in biology or geography. At least 45 credits at level 3, with 18 credits at merit or above.
  • GCSE (minimum grade C): at least three subjects including English language and mathematics or a science.
  • Foundation degree/HND: may enable you to start the course in year 2.

English Language Requirement:

  • IELTS 6.0 overall, with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements.

Curriculum

Year 1

  • Physiological Ecology
  • Ecological Processes
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Field Trip
  • Habitat Ecology
  • The Ocean Planet
  • Essential Skills for Biosciences

Four from:

  • Biology of Reproduction
  • Introduction to Microbiology
  • Elements of Chemistry
  • Genes and Inheritance
  • Global Environmental Issues
  • Water in the Environment
  • Fundamentals in Physical Geography

Year 2

  • Behavioural and Evolutionary Ecology
  • Evolution and Diversity
  • Marine Biology
  • Ecological Techniques
  • Geographic Information Systems 1
  • Professional Development
  • Further Statistics

First semester – one from:

  • Water in the Landscape
  • Ice Age Earth
  • Environmental Planning
  • Environmental Pollution and Control

Second semester – four from:

  • Biology Field Trip to South Africa
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Forensic Biology
  • Genetics
  • Soil and Water Analysis
  • Environmental Conservation and Management
  • Climate Change
  • Applied Palaeontology

Year 3

  • Ecology Project
  • Applied Ecology and Conservation
  • Biogeography
  • Ecology Field Skills
  • Plant Animal Interactions

Options include:

  • Air Quality Management
  • Biology Independent Study
  • Blood Sciences
  • Cellular Pathology and Pathobiology
  • Clinical and Applied Immunology
  • Ecology Field Skills
  • Environment Assessment
  • Freshwater Processes and Ecosystems
  • Geographic Information Systems 2
  • Medical Genetics
  • Molecular Ecology
  • Oceanography
  • Parasitology
  • Water and Health
  • Wetland Environments
  • Zoonoses

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