BSc Hons in Zoology

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Faculty Website:   Faculty of Science
Department: Department of Zoology
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: BSc Hons in Zoology
Programme Code: H2022Q

Medium of Facilitation: Full-Time
NQF Level: 8
NQF Credits: 124
SAQA: 73804

Application Start Date: 1 April 2024
Application End Date: 31 October 2024

Campus: Auckland Park Kingsway

Contacts: 011 559 3367
Email: lneethling@uj.ac.za

Duration of Study: 1 Year

Programme Fees


Purpose

The primary purpose of the BSc Honours qualification is to consolidate and deepen the students’ knowledge and expertise in their respective science disciplines/fields, and to develop research capacity in the methodology and techniques of those science disciplines. BSc Honours is essentially a coursework degree of which at least 30 credits are devoted to a research project and reporting under supervision. The degree demands a high level of theoretical engagement and intellectual independence and serves as the initial science postgraduate specialisation qualification providing students with in-depth scientific knowledge and skills preparing them for research based postgraduate science study.


Admission Requirements

A restricted number of students will be accepted annually. This number is determined by the available places in the department. Final acceptance will be based on final year results, obtaining a minimum of 65% in Zoology on third year level. In specific cases, obtaining a minimum of 65% in an English proficiency test and the outcome of a written essay type application, evaluated by academic staff of the Department of Zoology.


More Information

https://www.uj.ac.za/admission-aid/postgraduate/
Extended BSc in Life and Environmental Sciences (Zoology and Chemistry)

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