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
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
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
Applications from mature students, without the standard entry requirements who have acquired relevant skills and experience are considered on a case by case basis.
The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6165||Year 1|