Zoology Level 3


Got a passion for animals and their environments? Study this Zoology Level 3 online course to achieve this popular qualification. Thereafter, Zoology Level 3 is essential to enter most professions working with animals which ultimately includes Charities, Government Agencies and Research Centres to name a few.


Study this Zoology Level 3 online course to achieve this captivating and animal based qualification. Explore the science of biodiversity while you discover how to prevent the earths most precious species.

Zoology Level 3 gives you an insight into this fascinating science and has research and analytical thinking at its core. You will study Evolution, Principles of Animal Physiology, in addition to Ecology. Secondly, you will delve into topics such as Ecology, Conservation and Zoo Science. Lastly you will learn how animals move, survive, and reproduce.

Overall, you will develop key skills including the science, research, data, analysis, and behavioural skills which will prepare you for careers working with Universities, and Government Agencies. By gaining confidence and understanding in the analytical methods used to evaluate species and environments at an advanced level; this subject is indeed perfect for anyone wanting to work with animals and their environments.

Zoology Level 3 is very well respected, as it shows employers and educators that you have advanced, in demand skills and qualifications to build upon.

Course Units

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to Evolution
  • Unit 2 – Classification and Biodiversity
  • Unit 3 – Principles of Animal Physiology
  • Unit 4 – Introduction to Ethology
  • Unit 5 – Understanding Ecology
  • Unit 6 – Conservation
  • Unit 7 – Zoo Science

Upskill Online UK uses the NCFE CQ syllabus as it is best for online learning.  Click here for full course content

Awarding Body

This course is endorsed by NCFE. This qualification is nationally recognised.

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NCFE is one of the largest awarding bodies in the UK. With its great reputation and quality courses, these qualifications are sought after by employers and over 340,000 learners were awarded this qualification last year.

Course Assessment

There are no exams with this course, however learners are required to write Tutor Marked Assignments (TMA) which will be graded and returned to form the  qualification. Subsequently, if there are any amendments required, they will outline what is needed to complete that assignment.


No exams are required for this course.

Course Outcome

Once this course is successfully completed, an NCFE Zoology Level 3 qualification will be awarded.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. A good standard level of reading and written English is advised. This course is suitable for people of all ages.


8 – 24 months

Guided Learning Hours (GLH)

300 hours

What Next?

Following successful completion of this Zoology Level 3 course, Learners have progressed onto Access to Higher Education in Zoology or a level 4 course. You can also apply to related jobs. Furthermore this qualification usually leads to careers in a variety of settings and sectors including:

  • Charities
  • Government Agencies
  • Universities
  • Research Centres
  • Animal Sanctuary Worker


This Zoology Level 3 course is popular with animal lovers and people of all ages. Firstly, you will get qualified Tutor support, in addition to an Upskill Online UK personal mentor and an accountability coach, explicitly to keep you motivated and on track to successfully complete your course. Secondly Learners receive guidance and support to help plan the next steps in your personal, academic or professional journey and provide your tailored roadmap to success. In essence, you get the complete package all in one place with us here at Upskill Online UK, where learning is earning for life.

To speak with us about this course, simply complete the enquiry form and we will contact you shortly. Alternatively you can call us on: 02475 314022.



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