Whether you’re interested in trips to remote and exotic locations, or late nights in laboratories trying to master evolution and extinction, get a jump-start with our introductory Zoology course.
Despite the name, our Zoology course will do more than just qualify you to work in a zoo. The science, research, data, analysis, and behavioural skills you’ll learn can make you attractive to a wide variety of organisations including charities, government agencies, universities, and research centres.
Kickstart your learning with our Zoology course. The variety of life on earth is enormous, consisting of a diverse range of different species. Zoology is the scientific study of animal life, from the very smallest animal to the very largest animal. Zoologists study many different aspects of animal life ranging from animal behaviour and ecology to the evolution of animals.
The Level 3 Zoology qualification will cover a broad range of topics to equip students with the knowledge to kick-start a career in the field of zoology. Students completing the Level 3 Zoology course may go on to further study or may work in conservation organisations, zoos, aquariums, wildlife parks, conservation organisations or animal and environmental charities. This course pairs very well with other courses in our Animal Care category.
Whether you’re interested in trips to remote and exotic locations, or late nights in laboratories trying to master evolution and extinction, get a jump-start with our introductory Zoology course
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Study this course as quickly or slowly as you wish; we’ll work at a speed that suits you.
Get as much help and support as you want from your personal course tutor via email and phone.
Guided learning hours is 120. However, you’ll also be expected to allocate hours for writing assignments and additional research.
The course is specially designed for study by distance learning. Throughout the course, there will be self-assessment questions, and tutor marked assignments (TMAs), to enable you to monitor your progress.
You have up to a year to complete this course and we have included a suggested number of study hours. The TQT is 450 hours, which is more than ample time for learners, even with full-time jobs and other commitments. Don’t worry if you go over the year though, we can organise an extension to your course for an additional fee, which also extends your tutor support.
Each unit is followed by a written tutor-marked assignment (TMA), which is submitted and then marked by your tutor. You will not be required to take an external exam.
At the end of this course, successful learners will receive a certificate of completion and competency.
Difficulty - Level 3
Entry requirements - There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, it is recommended that you have an intermediate ability to read and write English.
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You will have access to your personal tutor, via email and telephone, who will mark your assignments and guide you through the course. In addition, you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process. Your personal tutor will be highly experienced in their subject area and qualified to teach.
You don’t need any prior skills in the subject area to start. However, as with all of our courses, we recommend a reasonable level of English reading and writing ability.
We provide all the specially written learning materials you require to study this course at home. The course fee also includes tutor support for the specified duration of your course.
You will receive everything you need to complete this course within the study pack we send to you.
No, this course is assessed by coursework alone.
No, all of the study materials are supplied within your learning pack.
Most students finish comfortably within the course duration period given. However, if you do need more time, your personal tutor support can be extended for an additional fee.
That’s fine, this course can be studied anywhere and is completed by submitting Tutor marked assignments (TMAs).