University of Greenwich

Degree level: Undergraduate

Animal Conservation and Biodiversity

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Course summary

This foundation course is aimed at anyone interested in animal welfare, including domestic or wild animal conservation. This degree covers both theoretical and practical aspects of animal conservation and biodiversity – focusing on animal science, animal behaviour, ecology, wildlife landscape conservation, and breeding management and genetics. The course offers students the opportunity to progress to an honours degree in animal conservation and biodiversity. It also prepares you for careers as a conservation scientist, wildlife officer, animal keeper, reserve warden or ecological consultant. The course is offered by one of the university's partner colleges: Hadlow College in Kent. What you should know about this course

  • Gain a high quality broad training experience across animal conservation
  • Move into many career paths found within fields of both domestic and wild animal conservation
  • Benefit from the Hadlow multi-million pound, state-of-the-art Animal Management Centre

Course details

Modules

On this course, on average*, students are assessed by: Coursework- 75% Exams- 21% Practical- 4% Students are assessed through a combination of course work, exams and practical assessment where relevant. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
D390
Institution code:
G70
Campus name:
University Centre Hadlow
Campus code:
H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applications from mature students, without the standard entry requirements who have acquired relevant skills and experience are considered on a case by case basis.


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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6165 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6165 Year 1
Scotland £6165 Year 1
Wales £6165 Year 1
EU £14500 Year 1
International £14500 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2021/22 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2022/23 academic year. Please follow this link for more information https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance
Animal Conservation and Biodiversity at University of Greenwich - UCAS