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Zoology Degrees in Australia

Study Zoology Degrees

Zoology, sometimes known as Animal Biology, is a scientific discipline that encompasses the study of animals. It is commonly seen as a branch of biology, and delves into areas such as animal behaviour, physiology, and taxonomy, among others.

As a zoologist, your primary focus will be on understanding animal life, including their evolution, habits, interactions, and roles in various ecosystems. Zoology is a fascinating and critical part of global ecology, offering insights into the natural world and its diverse species, and contributing to our understanding of life processes.

In your studies, your modules may include topics such as:

  • Animal Behavior and Ecology
  • Wildlife Conservation
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Animal Physiology
  • Biodiversity and Taxonomy

As a graduate of zoology, there are numerous career paths available in various scientific fields, such as:

  • Wildlife Management
  • Conservation Biology
  • Veterinary Sciences
  • Research and Academia
  • Environmental Policy and Advocacy

Undergraduate programmes in Zoology are widely available at universities globally as:

  • Foundation degree (FdSc), which typically take 1-2 years when studied full-time
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc), which typically take 3-4 years when studied full-time

Entry requirements for undergraduate degrees in zoology often include academic achievements in related subjects such as biology or environmental science. Additionally, proficiency in English may be necessary, as demonstrated by IELTS, TOEFL, or other accepted language tests.

Study in Australia

Famous for surfing, sunshine and beaches, Australia has so much to offer to international students. The country's rich culture and history makes it a incredibly diverse country, and one that is welcoming and warm towards the international community. Australia has long been seen as a global leader in higher education, and places emphasis on delivering world-class education to both domestic and international students. The Group of Eight Universities is a prestigious group of universities that focus on providing internationally renowned faculty and research facilities across Australian higher education.

Zoology degrees in Australia in 2024

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Bachelor of Zoology and Animal Science Bachelor Degree

Deakin University Australia

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Bachelor of Zoology Bachelor Degree

The University of New England (UNE) Australia

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Want to see postgraduate courses? See postgraduate degrees in Zoology in Australia

Don't meet the entry requirements for these courses? Learn more about pathway programme options.

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