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. Our course, developed in partnership with environmental organisations to maximise your employability, focuses on the sustainable management of wildlife and habitat and features field trips in the UK and overseas.
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 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.
Be part of our Global Sustainability Institute and work/study in partnership with the Eden Project. You’ll learn first-hand from sustainability researchers, experience inspirational practitioners and be able apply your new skills and knowledge in the work place. This unique online course with residential stays with us in Cambridge and in Devon will help you on your journey to become an agent for positive change.
Our four-year honours degree is accredited by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and will give you the skills to register as a veterinary nurse when you graduate. As part of the course, you’ll get 1800 hours placement experience. And that means plenty of hands-on contact with animals.