The FdSc in Zoo Management is aimed at students wishing to take a vocational programme to provide them with the skills to work in the zoo industry. The programme is aimed to equip students with a range of skills needed by the industry such as aquatic species management, native species management, project management, horticultural practices as well as direct practical animal management skills on a wide range of species. The range of modules ensures that students are able to apply for a range of job roles after completion. This includes private collections, zoos, wildlife parks, education establishments and charities. What you should know about this course
- The programme is primarily delivered at Hadlow College, in a multi-million pound, state-of-the-art Animal Management Centre
- Membership and use of Zoo Information Management System (ZIMS)
- Four consecutive Grade 1 outstanding OFSTED Inspections
All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.
On this course, on average*, students are assessed by: Coursework- 78% Exams- 22% 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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- Hadlow College (Part of North Kent College)
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Evidence of work placements conducted in the animal industry is preferable.
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Fees and funding
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