Zoology Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Harper Adams University 88% 0% 10% £9250 £11250 114 Newport On campus Full-time
Royal Agricultural University 73% 2% 7% £9250 £11000 121 Cirencester On campus Full-time
Oxford Brookes University 89% 5% 10% £9250 £15500 115 Oxford On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 67% 0% 2% £9250 £30400 173 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of the West of Scotland 87% 0% 0% - £13325 161 Paisley On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 67% 3% 4% £9000 £23450 145 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 67% 3% 4% £9000 £23450 145 Cardiff On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 83% 0% 0% £9250 £26500 143 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 83% 7% 0% £9250 £25000 176 Exeter On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 88% 0% 0% £9250 £21400 132 Belfast On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 88% 0% 0% £9250 £21400 132 Belfast On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 79% 0% 0% £9250 £24700 181 Bristol On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 96% 0% 5% £9250 £23750 £25670 155 Sheffield On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 96% 0% 5% £9250 £9250 £24450 £25670 155 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 75% 5% 0% £9000 £16300 117 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
University of Roehampton 52% 5% 10% £9250 £13145 97 Roehampton On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 90% 1% 0% £9250 £23200 128 Egham On campus Full-time
Harper Adams University 88% 0% 10% £9250 £11250 140 Newport On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 83% 5% 0% £9000 £16300 110 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
University of Hull 87% 0% 0% £9250 £17550 103 Hull On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 83% 0% 15% £9250 £21580 139 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Cumbria 70% 0% 10% £9250 £10500 115 Carlisle On campus Full-time
University of Reading 84% 5% 5% £9250 £23700 131 Reading On campus Full-time
University of Reading 84% 5% 10% £9250 £23700 149 Reading On campus Full-time
University of Reading 84% 5% 5% £9250 £23700 131 Reading On campus Full-time
Harper Adams University 88% 0% 10% £9250 £11250 114 Newport On campus Full-time
University of Sussex 71% 0% 0% £9250 £22500 141 Brighton On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 89% 10% 6% £9250 £16100 155 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Cumbria 70% 0% 10% £6000 £7500 115 Carlisle On campus Full-time
University of Derby 92% 10% 10% £9250 £14045 123 Derby On campus Full-time
University of Lincoln 94% 0% 5% £9250 £15900 113 Lincoln On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 88% 4% 8% £9250 £25000 150 Exeter On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 89% 10% 6% £9250 £11000 155 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 90% 1% 0% £9250 £23200 128 Egham On campus Full-time
University of Hull 87% 0% 0% £9250 £17550 103 Hull On campus Full-time
University of Cumbria 68% 0% 10% £9250 £10500 112 Carlisle On campus Full-time
Hartpury University and Hartpury College 86% 1% 5% £9250 £13000 119 Gloucester On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 87% 10% 2% £27750 £84080 £95800 177 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Derby 92% 10% 10% £9250 £14045 123 Derby On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 88% 4% 8% £9250 £25000 150 Exeter On campus Full-time
Hartpury University and Hartpury College 86% 1% 5% £9250 £13000 119 Gloucester On campus Full-time
Hartpury University and Hartpury College 86% 1% 5% £9250 £13000 119 Gloucester On campus Full-time
University of Roehampton 52% 5% 10% £9250 £13145 97 Roehampton On campus Full-time
Harper Adams University 88% 0% 10% £9250 £11250 140 Newport On campus Full-time
Royal Agricultural University 75% - 0% £9250 £11000 132 Cirencester On campus Full-time
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College 80% - 15% £7500 - - Bristol On campus Full-time
Bangor University 73% 2% 7% £9000 - 121 Bangor On campus Full-time
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College 73% 2% 7% £8250 - 121 Bristol On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 78% 2% 0% £9250 - 122 Leicester On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 72% 3% 0% £9250 - 150 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Salford 71% 3% 11% - - 109 Salford On campus Full-time
Bangor University 58% 10% 10% £9000 - 144 Bangor On campus Full-time
University of Salford 71% 3% 11% £9250 - 109 Salford On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 85% 5% 10% - - 158 Manchester On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 85% 5% 10% - - 164 Manchester On campus Full-time
Cornwall College 76% - 35% £9250 £9950 - Redruth On campus Full-time
Cornwall College 76% - 35% £6167 £6633 - Redruth On campus Part-time
Hartpury University and Hartpury College 76% - 35% £6000 £8666 - Gloucester On campus Full-time
Bangor University 73% 2% 7% £9000 - 121 Bangor On campus Full-time
Bangor University 73% 2% 7% £9000 - 121 Bangor On campus Full-time
Bangor University 73% 2% 0% £9000 - 139 Bangor On campus Full-time
Bangor University 73% 2% 7% £9000 - 121 Bangor On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 85% 5% 10% - - 158 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 82% 5% 0% - - 194 Leeds On campus Full-time
Bangor University 69% 2% 7% £9000 - 125 Bangor On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 100% 3% 0% - - 114 Manchester On campus Full-time
Bangor University 69% 2% 7% £9000 - 139 Bangor On campus Full-time
University of Salford 71% 5% 20% - - 107 Salford On campus Full-time
Myerscough College - - - £9250 £12700 - Preston On campus Full-time
Lancaster University 85% 5% 9% £9250 - 147 Lancaster On campus Full-time
Moulton College 67% 0% 30% - - - Northampton On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 71% 6% 0% £9250 - 170 London On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 73% 3% 5% - - 156 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Swansea University 92% 0% 5% - - 124 Swansea On campus Full-time
Cornwall College - - 15% £9250 £9950 - Redruth On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 67% 0% 10% £9250 - 123 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 68% 0% 5% £9250 - 150 Newcastle On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 85% 5% 10% - - 169 Manchester On campus Full-time
Bangor University 75% 0% 5% £9000 - 94 Bangor On campus Full-time
Bangor University 79% 0% 15% £9000 - 94 Bangor On campus Full-time
Cornwall College - - 15% £4625 - - Redruth On campus Part-time
Lancaster University 85% 5% 9% £9250 - 147 Lancaster On campus Full-time
Swansea University 92% 0% 5% - - 124 Swansea On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 100% 5% 5% - - 184 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Cornwall College - - 15% £9250 £9950 - Redruth On campus Full-time
Lancaster University 85% 5% 9% £9250 - 147 Lancaster On campus Full-time
Nottingham Trent University 87% 5% 3% - - 117 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 67% 0% 10% £9250 - 123 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 100% 3% 0% - - 114 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Chester 66% 0% 5% £9250 - 135 Chester On campus Full-time
Bangor University 73% 2% 7% £9000 - 121 Bangor On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 85% 5% 10% - - 169 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Chester 66% 0% 5% £9250 - 81 Chester On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 67% 0% 10% £9250 - 123 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Swansea University 92% 0% 5% - - 124 Swansea On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 87% 3% 5% - - 116 Plymouth On campus Full-time
University of Salford 71% 5% 20% - - 107 Salford On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 76% 0% 15% £9250 - 137 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 71% 6% 0% £9250 - 170 London On campus Full-time
Cornwall College - - 15% £9250 £9950 - Redruth On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
81 /100
3733 students of Zoology in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk/advice-and-guidance/student-information-and-data/national-student-survey-nss">Office for Students</a>

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Zoology

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £18484 £16765 £20594
25-75 percentile range £16000 - £21951 £12943 - £21545 £16305 - £26293

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £17290 £15703 £19041
25-75 percentile range £13479 - £20528 £11895 - £19556 £15397 - £23754

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Zoology

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Zoology who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Zoology

  • Zoos
  • Wildlife Parks
  • Environmental Protection Agencies
  • Medical Research Establishments
  • Environmental and Animal Charities
  • Schools, Colleges, Sciences Centres
  • Libraries
  • Museums
  • Universities and Research Institutes
  • Environmental Consultancies
  • Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Petroleum Companies
  • Aquaculture and Animal Nutrition Companies

Specialisations within Zoology

  • Biomedical Science
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Animal Behavior and Neurobiology
  • Cell and Developmental Biology
  • General Zoology
  • Genetics
  • Marine Biology

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Zoology who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Zoology (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Zoology at Anglia Ruskin University

35% Animal care and control services
10% Conservation and environment professionals
10% Sales occupations
10% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Elementary occupations
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Skilled trades occupations
5% Other Educational Professionals
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
5% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation

Grading Distribution

Students of Zoology in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Zoology

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Zoology studies:
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) / Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BA/BSc (Hons)
  • Master of Science (Honours) - Msci (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Biological Sciences - MBiolSci
  • Bachelor of Science - BSc
  • Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Master of Research - MRes
  • Master of Zoology - MZool
  • Master of Biology (Honours) - MBiol (Hons)

The median salary of graduates of Zoology was £18484 15 months after graduation, £16765 3 years after graduation and £20594 5 years after graduation.

Zoology at Manchester Metropolitan University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 6 respondents.