This interdisciplinary group is well-connected with industry and fellow research institutions worldwide. Its research activities span sustainability, ethical resource use and biodiversity loss in relation to wildlife, food production and animal-based leisure.
Learn how and why animals behave the way they do. Take a work placement that will open up wide-ranging careers in wildlife, conservation, zoo education and beyond. Gain the skills you’ll need to investigate animals and contribute to important discoveries.
Gain an understanding of the application of animal behaviour to conservation, and develop the practical skills you need for a career in animal conservation. You'll train in the technologies and scientific methods used in animal behaviour research and how these can be applied to solve modern conservation problems.
Learn how and why animals behave the way they do and gain the skills you’ll need to contribute to important discoveries. Our four-year course includes a foundation year when you'll build up your scientific skills, before moving onto our BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour.
Develop the practical skills you need for a career in wildlife conservation. The course was developed in partnership with environmental organisations to ensure you’re skilled and employable in this rewarding area. It allows development of skills including the use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) software, research skills and communication skills, with an optional laboratory-based module on conservation genetics.
Conduct your research with a specialist equine group whose interests and reputation range from biomechanics and reproduction to behaviour and sport. Work with leading equine organisations.
If you’re passionate about horses, our course gives you the skills you need for a career in equine science. Develop hands-on skills as you learn about equine health, behaviour and treatments. On graduation, you could enter the workplace or study with us for another year and top up to a full honours degree.
Get hands-on exposure to managing the health, behaviour and welfare of horses. Our course will make sure that you’re equipped to join, and thrive, in the equine industry. While you’ll get a solid academic foundation, the focus is on getting you involved.
If you’re passionate about protecting our planet, our Royal Society of Biology-recognised course will give you the skills to make a difference. Explore diverse ecosystems in our labs and on international field trips, while studying in a world-renowned centre for wildlife conservation. This course has been validated to include an optional Sandwich Placement year in industry.
If you’re passionate about protecting our planet, our four-year marine biology course will give you the skills you need to make a difference. Use the foundation year to build your scientific knowledge, then progress onto our BSc (Hons) degree course which is recognised by the Society of Biology.