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.
Why do animals behave the way they do? Find out on our Cambridge-based Animal Behaviour course, recognised by the Society of Biology. Take a work placement that will open up wide-ranging careers in wildlife settings, zoo education and beyond. Gain the skills you’ll need to investigate animals in their natural habitats and learn about important discoveries that contribute to conservation efforts.
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.
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 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 learn in partnership with the Eden Project. You'll meet sustainability researchers from a range of disciplines and learn from inspirational practitioners as well as hands-on experience. This unique blend of distance learning with residential stays in Cambridge and in Cornwall provides an opportunity to study full-time whilst working part-time.
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.
Get 1,800 hours placement in a vets’ practice while learning scientific theory in the classroom. You’ll have lots of hands-on contact with animals and learn to provide treatment and preventative care on our Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons-accredited course. On graduation, you can apply to be a registered veterinary nurse.