BSc in Life and Environmental Science (Biochemistry and Zoology)

Study Discipline: Environmental Science
Study Programme Details
Country: South Africa
Admission Sessions: Summer Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


36 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on an enriching journey into the realms of Life and Environmental Sciences with the BSc at the University of Johannesburg, specializing in Biochemistry and Zoology. This program is crafted to develop qualified scientists with the ability to identify, evaluate, and solve problems associated with life, earth, and environmental sciences. Graduates will not only be academically adept but will also exhibit initiative and responsibility in both local and international academic and professional contexts.

In a world shaped by scientific advancements, our program goes beyond textbooks. It incorporates current trends and envisions future possibilities, providing students with a dynamic and forward-thinking education. This isn’t just about studying sciences; it’s about becoming a force for positive change in the world.


Enroll in the BSc Life and Environmental Sciences (Biochemistry and Zoology) program with the code B2L13Q at the Auckland Park Kingsway campus of the University of Johannesburg. This full-time program spans three years, earning you 360 NQF credits at Level 7 (SAQA: 80373).

Immerse yourself in a learning experience that is not just about acquiring knowledge but understanding the interconnectedness of life and the environment. Facilitated by experts in the field, this program equips you with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate the complex and ever-changing landscape of life and environmental sciences.

Admission Requirements

A minimum APS 30, English 5 (60%+), Mathematics 5 (60%+)/6 (70%+), Physical Science 4 (50%+)/5 (60%+) & Life Science 4 (50%+)


  • Biochemistry I
  • Zoology I
  • Chemistry I
  • Biochemistry II
  • Zoology II
  • Chemistry II
  • Genetics
  • Animal Physiology
  • Environmental Science

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Future Career Outcomes

Witness the success stories of our alumni who have ventured into diverse fields, making their mark as innovators, researchers, and leaders. This program aligns seamlessly with industry demands, shaping graduates into dynamic professionals equipped with the skills and insights needed in the ever-evolving job market.

Visa Requirements:

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