BSc in Life and Environmental Sciences (Zoology and Environmental Management)

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 enlightening journey with the BSc Life and Environmental Sciences at the University of Johannesburg, specializing in Zoology and Environmental Management. This program goes beyond traditional boundaries, shaping qualified scientists equipped to identify, evaluate, and solve complex problems in life, earth, and environmental sciences. As we step into the future, envision yourself not just as a graduate but as a steward of the planet, making a positive impact locally and globally.

This program is not just an education; it’s a call to action. The BSc Life and Environmental Sciences are designed to instill initiative and responsibility in our graduates. Beyond theoretical knowledge, our students emerge as dynamic problem-solvers ready to navigate the complexities of the natural world.


Embark on a holistic academic adventure with the BSc in Life and Environmental Sciences (Zoology and Environmental Management) at the University of Johannesburg. Under the program code B2L15Q, this full-time offering at NQF Level 7 spans three enriching years, accumulating 360 NQF Credits. Nestled in the heart of the Auckland Park Kingsway campus, this program isn’t just a degree; it’s an immersion into the diverse realms of zoology and environmental management.

As the world grapples with environmental challenges, our curriculum reflects current trends and future possibilities. The medium of facilitation is not just classrooms; it’s a collaborative space where ideas evolve. Join us and become part of a community that doesn’t just study life and environmental sciences but actively contributes to their preservation.

Admission Requirements

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


  • Zoology I: Introduction to Vertebrates
  • Environmental Management I: Principles and Practices
  • Genetics and Evolution
  • Ecology I: Principles of Ecology
  • Zoology II: Invertebrates
  • Environmental Management II: Impact Assessment and Management
  • Conservation Biology
  • Field Course in Zoology and Environmental Management

For more information, please visit respective university web page link.

Future Career Outcomes

Step into a future where success isn’t just measured by job titles but by impact. Our alumni aren’t just professionals; they are advocates for the planet, making significant contributions to environmental preservation and sustainability. The BSc Life and Environmental Sciences program align seamlessly with industry demands, ensuring that our graduates are not just employable but indispensable in an ever-evolving job market. This is not just an education; it’s a roadmap to a fulfilling and impactful career.

Visa Requirements:

For visa information, please visit South Africa page for student visa and student life.