ZSL’s Institute of Zoology (IoZ) builds capacity through teaching and training.

Our student offer reflects the distinctiveness of IoZ within the Higher Education sector, and the unique education and training environment created by ZSL’s Zoos and field conservation programmes worldwide. 

Read about the world-class education and learning opportunities on offer here at ZSL. 

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    David Lowther ZSL Library's 2014 Visiting Scholar looking through works of John Gould
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    Postgraduate study

    We offer a range of postgraduate opportunities for students with an interest in advancing their studies in conservation science. Our postgraduate courses include PhD studentships, MScs and MRes.

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    Zoological research opportunities

    We are also in the unique position to offer students access to animals in our living collections, for evidence-based research that can be directly applied to conservation action.

    One of the major zoological libraries in the world

    ZSL Library

    ZSL has had a Library since its foundation in 1826 - as a result, the ZSL Prince Philip Zoological Library and Archives today has around 200,000 items dedicated to furthering knowledge of the natural world.