BSc (Hons) Ecology and Environmental Biology

Duration: 3 years

Course details

This degree is designed for biologists who wish to understand how plants, animals and microorganisms function and interact with their environment.This knowledge is fundamental for effective management and conservation of natural and agricultural ecosystems, and for understanding the response of organisms to environmental change.


Year 1

  • Biological Chemistry and Microbiology

  • Cell Biology and Genetics

  • Biology of Organisms

  • Ecology and Evolution

  • + Optional Modules

Year 2

  • Ecology

  • Behavioural Ecology

  • Resource Management

  • Applied Molecular Biology

  • Genetics

  • Tutored Dissertation

  • + Optional Modules  

Year 3

  • Science Communication

  • Laboratory-based research project/literature-based dissertation

  • + Optional Modules

Entry requirements

  • A Level : AAA
  • SQA Advanced Higher : AAA

Career possibilities

You will have developed understanding of the environment through taught modules, private study, laboratory classes and a range of field courses both in the UK and abroad. You will also have an awareness of the challenges to be overcome in ensuring a sustainable future, and knowledge of possible solutions to environmental problems.

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