75 credits of compulsory modules, 45 credits of optional modules

c You may not take GEO2449 and LES2002 in the same academic year.


d It is compulsory to take a field course in the third year. BIO3417 is the default free module and may be substituted with either BIO3404, BIO3414, BIO3418, BIO3419, BIO3423 or BIO3425. If you are unable to take a field course, you will be required to take BIO3407 Literature Review in Evolution and Ecology and 15 other credits. BIO3407 is only available if you are not going on the field course.

Compulsory modules

CodeModule Credits
LES3001 Preparing to Graduate 5
BIO3136 Research Project 40
BioP Stage 3-4 BSc-MSci field course modules 2018-9 [See note d above]
BIO3404 Borneo Field Course 30
BIO3414 Costa Rica Field Course 30
BIO3417 Tenerife Field Course 30
BIO3418 Galapagos Islands Field Course 30
BIO3419 Yukon-Alaska Field Course 30
BIO3423 Azores Field Course 30
BIO3425 India Field Course 30

Optional modules

CodeModule Credits
BioP Stage 3-4 BSc-MSci AB-EB-Zoo optional modules 2018-9
BIO3116 Marine Vertebrate Conservation 15
BIO3128 The Behavioural Ecology of Information Use 15
BIO3130 Mating Systems Biology 15
BIO3131 Trends in Ecology and Evolution 15
BIO3132 Reproductive Biology 15
BIO3135 Human Behavioural Ecology 15
BIO3400 Living in Groups 15
BIO3401 Coevolutionary Interactions 15
BIO3409 Symbiosis in Marine Systems 15
BIO3410 Sensory Ecology 15
BIO3411 Science in Society 15
BIO3413 Animal Life Histories 15
BIO3416 Marine Spatial Ecology 15
BIO3422 Animal Cognition 15
BIO3426 Primate Biology and Conservation 15
BIO3420 Evolutionary Biology of Health and Disease 15
BIO3421 Animal Migration 15
CSC4013M Frontiers of Global Health 15
GEO3444 The Complexity of Human Societies 15
BioP Employability optional modules 2018-9 [See note c above]
LES2002 Workplace Learning 15
GEO2449 Green Consultants 15
BIO3407 Literature Review in Evolution and Ecology [See note d above]15