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Explore our Undergraduate Courses

Why Study Zoology?

Nestled between the mountains and the sea, Bangor University is the obvious choice for anyone wanting to study Zoology as our location presents the best natural laboratory in the UK. Our students don’t have to travel to visit the most important and varied field sites during their course – they’re on our doorstep. We’re minutes away from both the foothills of the Snowdonia mountain range and the shores of the Anglesey coastline.

Throughout your degree you will benefit from being close to such an exceptional range of terrestrial, marine and freshwater habitats.

Bangor University is also exceptional in that it we have our very own natural history museum, botanical garden, freshwater and marine aquaria, venomous snake collection, Europe’s largest underground soil laboratory, aviaries, an ocean-going research vessel, and an active research farm – all of which are constantly used for teaching and research.

Watch - A week in the life of a Zoology student

Meet our student Patrycja. She takes you through her week studying Zoology at Bangor.

Andrew Lunn

Student Profile Andrew Lunn

MZool - Zoology with Animal Behaviour

The best thing that my course has provided so far for me is all the opportunities that have been offered. These include the second year field course where I went to Florida to conduct fieldwork and modules which can help in life after University

Our Research in Zoology

Lecturers and researches at Bangor University are involved in research across a wide range of zoological fields, which take them right across the globe. We actively encourage students to get involved with many of these projects and to take advantage of the cutting-edge facilities on offer. We support a vigorous research base including molecular ecologyBiogeochemistry and Plant ScienceAnimal physiology, behaviour and conservationMicrobiology, parasitology and biotechnology, fisheries genetics, ancient DNA, evolutionary and conservation biology, biogeochemistry, biohydrometallurgy, plant product biochemistry and (plant) stress physiology, wetland biogeochemistry, neurophysiology of crustaceans, animal responses to stress and applied microbiology.

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