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BSc Zoology UCAS code: C300 For students entering Part 1 in 2014/5 Awarding Institution: University of Reading Teaching Institution: University of Reading Relevant QAA subject Benchmarking group(s): Biosciences Faculty: Life Sciences Faculty Programme length: 3 years Date of specification: 14/Jul/2017 Programme Director: Dr Amanda Callaghan Programme Advisor: Dr Phil Baker Board of Studies: Biological Sciences Summary of programme aims The programme aims to provide students with the opportunity to study animal life in all its diversity, at scales that range from the subcellular to that of the ecosystem, and to provide them with a suitable foundation for careers in for example research, teaching, the biological control of pests or the conservation of endangered species in the wild. It emphasizes a mix of modern molecular laboratory expertise, practical field skills and traditional taxonomy. Part 1 imparts an understanding of the basic concepts of modern zoological science and Part 2 dee...