Explore careers based in biological sciences and wildlife and discover degree courses that can get you there. 

Protect precious biodiversity


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Science is a diverse and evolving field. As a scientist in the lab or out in the field, you can address these challenges and help make scientific breakthroughs. 

As the human impact on the natural world becomes more apparent, and the loss of precious biodiversity increases, there is urgent need for us to protect life. Studying a biology, wildlife or zoology-based degree is a rewarding opportunity to build the skills and knowledge to make a difference. 

If you're ready to continue your passion for science into higher education, read on and discover degree course grounded in biological sciences, and designed to accelerate your career prospects.

Planet-saving careers

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Mitigating the effects of climate change is essential for the survival of life as we know it and for preventing the extinction of many endangered species.

Explore the different ways a degree in wildlife conservation, geography or environmental management can help protect our environment.


Trending biology and wildlife-based roles


Study biology and wildlife with Salford

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At the University of Salford, we're passionate about brining new talent to lead the way in advancing our understanding of human and natural sciences. If you're ready to start a career finding new solutions to protect precious biodiversity, make Salford your next step.

We've developed an exciting range of career-focused degree courses that offer specialisms in biological sciences, marine biology, wildlife conservation and zoology.

Be inspired by industry guest lectures and live projects. Join a professional science community finding ways to apply cutting-edge technology to advance human and natural sciences. Experience research-led teaching, delivered from our cutting-edge Bodmer laboratories based at our green campus just minutes from Manchester city centre.

Come and explore how to gain knowledge and skills for an exciting career where you can shape the future of science.

Biology and wildlife degree courses at Salford

Biological Sciences

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Choose a Biological Sciences degree to get to the very heart of life, and have the opportunity to take your studies abroad to the USA.  

Explore our biology courses: 

BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences

BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences with Foundation Year

Marine Biology

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Climate change, pollution and unsustainable fishing are just some of the many challenges facing marine life today. A Marine Biology degree will equip you with the skills understand complex ocean ecosystems and how to best protect them.

Explore our marine biology courses: 

BSc Marine Biology

BSc Marine Biology with Foundation Year

Wildlife Conservation

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Choose to study wildlife conservation to learn what can be done to protect habitats, safeguard endangered species and restore biodiversity. You will focus on organisms’ relationship with their environment and learn about conservation practices for animals both in the wild, and in zoos and nature reserves.

Explore our wildlife conservation courses:

BSc (Hons) Wildlife Conservation

BSc (Hons) Wildlife Conservation with Foundation Year

BSc (Hons) Wildlife Conservation with Zoo Biology

BSc (Hons) Wildlife Conservation with Zoo Biology with Foundation Year 


Giraffes and zebras

The animal kingdom and our precarious ecosystems are threatened - both by mankind and nature itself. A degree in Zoology gives you a fascinating opportunity to understand animals, their behaviour, their interactions with each other, and the environment.

Explore our zoology courses: 

BSc Zoology

BSc Zoology with Foundation Year