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BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences (Zoology)

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Survey info

Some data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic, which may have had an effect on their responses.
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University of Birmingham

1 Location : Edgbaston campus

Course details


Study mode

Full time

Length

3 year course

Distance learning

Not Available

Placement year

Not Available

Year abroad

Not Available

Foundation year

Not Available

Study mode

Full time

Length

3 year course

Distance learning

Not Available

Placement year

Not Available

Year abroad

Not Available

Foundation year

Not Available

Student Satisfaction

72%

agreed they were satisfied with the quality of the course

Average Earnings

24,500

£24,500

15 months after the course for Biology (non-specific) graduates at University of Birmingham

Employment

81%

go on to work and / or study within 15 months after the course

What you need to know about the data

  • The data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Some courses and providers have been affected more than others.
  • The data tells you about the experience of recent students, but your experience may be different.
  • Read more about this data

72%

"Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course"

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
70 students (72% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey.

The data displayed is from students on this and other courses in Biology (non-specific).

There was not enough data to publish information specifically for this course. This may be because the course size is too small or not enough students responded to the survey. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

The teaching on my course

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
70 students
(72% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Learning opportunities

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
70 students
(72% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Assessment and feedback

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
70 students
(72% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Academic Support

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
70 students
(72% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Organisation and management

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
70 students
(72% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Learning resources

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
70 students
(72% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Learning community

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
70 students
(72% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Student voice

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
70 students
(72% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

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100%

of students are still on the course or have completed it

The data displayed is from students over the previous two years.

This may be because the course size is too small. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

After 1 year on the course

What you need to know about professional accreditation

A professionally accredited course is one which has been approved or endorsed by one or more professional bodies. This is because the learning and achievement of graduates meets the professional benchmarks and standards set by the accrediting body.

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This course is officially accredited by:

Accredited by the Royal Society of Biology for the purpose of meeting, in part, the academic and experience requirement of membership and Chartered Biologist (CBiol). Find out more

What you need to know about earnings data

  • Some data is from graduates surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Labour markets change
  • Salaries vary across regions in the UK
  • There are lots of factors that affect graduate earnings.
  • Read more about earnings

Average earnings for all full-time Biology (non-specific) courses

For graduates from University of Birmingham

After 15 months

£24,500

Typical range: £20,000 - £28,500

Data from
30 people

(60% of those asked).

students graduating during 2017-2018.

After 3 years

£24,000

Typical range: £19,000 - £28,500

Data from
115 people.


students graduating during 2010-2012.

After 5 years

£29,500

Typical range: £24,000 - £35,500

Data from
125 people.


students graduating during 2010-2012.

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After 15 months

£22,000

Typical range: £19,000 - £25,500

Data from
1970 people.

95% of UK-resident Biology (non-specific) graduates from University of Birmingham are employed in England.

students graduating during 2017-2018.

After 3 years

£21,500

(excludes Northern Ireland)

Typical range: £16,500 - £27,000

Data from
2705 people.

97% of UK-resident Biology (non-specific) graduates from University of Birmingham are based in England.

students graduating during 2010-2012.

After 5 years

£26,000

(excludes Northern Ireland)

Typical range: £19,500 - £33,000

Data from
2975 people.

98% of UK-resident Biology (non-specific) graduates from University of Birmingham are based in England.

students graduating during 2010-2012.

What you need to know about employment data

  • Some data is from graduates surveyed during Covid-19 pandemic
  • Labour markets vary and change over time
  • Employment and job opportunities vary across regions in the UK
  • Read more about employment

81%

of the students go on to work and / or study

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2018-2019.

Data from
75 students (60% of those who were asked).

Read more about employment

What graduates are doing 15 months after the course

The data displayed is from students on this and other courses in Biology (non-specific).

There was not enough data to publish information specifically for this course. This may be because the course size is too small or not enough students responded to the survey. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2018-2019.

Data from
75 students

(60% of those who were asked).

Occupation types 15 months after the course

The data displayed is from students on this and other courses in Biology (non-specific).

There was not enough data to publish information specifically for this course. This may be because the course size is too small or not enough students responded to the survey. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2018-2019.

Data from
45 students

(60% of those who were asked).

85%

In highly skilled work

15%

Business and public service associate professionals

15%

Science, engineering and technology associate professionals

10%

Teaching Professionals

5%

Managers, directors and senior officials

5%

Natural and social science professionals

5%

Information Technology Professionals

Less than 5%

Conservation and environment professionals

Less than 5%

Other Health Professionals

Less than 5%

Legal professionals

15%

In other work

5%

Sales occupations

0%

In unknown work

Employed after finishing the course but employment type is not known

What you need to know about the data

85%

of graduates find their current work meaningful

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2018-2019.

Data from
40 students (60% of those who were asked)

The data displayed is from students on this and other courses in Biology (non-specific).

There was not enough data to publish information specifically for this course. This may be because the course size is too small or not enough students responded to the survey. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

Perception of work after graduating

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2018-2019.

Data from
40 students (60% of those who were asked)

I am utilising what I learnt during my studies in my current work.

My current work is meaningful.

My current work fits with my future plans.

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