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Major

Zoology

    What will I study?

    Overview

    In this major, you’ll learn all about animals from cells through to behaviour (and everything in between).

    You can choose to focus on behavioural ecology, reproductive physiology or wildlife and conservation, and you’ll develop knowledge and skills in data collection and data analysis in your chosen area.

    Your major structure

    You’ll complete this major as part of a Bachelor of Science degree.

    In your first and second years you will complete subjects that are prerequisites for your major, including biology and zoology subjects.

    In your third year, you will complete 50 points (four subjects) of study that is deep and specialised study in your chosen area of zoology. This is a very flexible major: you’ll be able to select your major subjects from a wide range.

    Throughout your degree you will also take science elective subjects and breadth (non-science) subjects, to make up a total of 300 points.

    Sample course plan

    View some sample course plans to help you select subjects that will meet the requirements for this major.

    Explore this major

    Explore the subjects you could choose as part of this major.