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Course summary

A 'top up route' to a BSc honours degree or BSc ordinary degree, for those who already hold a Foundation Degree, HND or equivalent qualification. The programme is designed to develop a broad understanding and range of skills required for the animal management industry, with students able to choose options to best suit their career aspirations. These skills are pertinent in all animal-related industries and will help you focus on your future goals and skills development. You will focus on the skills and knowledge required for effective management of a range of species; including animal health and physiology. You will learn to consider economic factors which effect the sustainability of the industry and environmental changes. You will study a wide range of animals to develop appreciation of their anatomical structure and physiological process as well as the interrelationship between the animal and their environment. Knowledge of business principles and management skills are also developed, allowing you to work effectively at a management level within a company. This one-year course will give you the opportunity to apply your existing skills enhanced knowledge to a variety of industry relevant situations, thereby preparing for work and more advanced study. As part of the honour's pathway students will be required to undertake a research project, giving them an opportunity to focus for a prolonged period of time on a subject of particular interest with possibilities of publication. This programme is subject to validation for 2023 entry.


Core Modules Research Project Sustainable Development in the Animal Industries Enclosure Design and Stock Management Recent Advances in Animal Management Elective Modules Zoo Management Marine Conservation Wildlife Biology

Assessment method

Assessments may include; Course work, time constrained assessments, online assessment, presentations, Viva-voce and practical assessments.

How to apply

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Askham Bryan York Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

BSc (Hons) Top Up* Merit or above in a Foundation Degree (FdSc) or an HND in an appropriate subject. BSc (Ord) Top Up* Pass or above in a Foundation Degree (FdSc) or an HND in an appropriate subject. Applicants who believe they may be eligible for Accreditation of Prior Certificated and/or Experiential Learning (APCL/APEL) will be considered on an individual basis. If you have any queries in relation to entry qualifications, then please contact the University Centre directly.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
EU £14000 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Animal Management with Science (top-up) at University Centre Askham Bryan - UCAS