University Centre at Salford City College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Animal Management (General)

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Course summary

TEF Bronze

University Centre at Salford City College has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

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The Higher National Diploma in Animal Management is a qualification with a minimum of 240 credits of which some credits are mandatory. HNDs are designed to provide a specialist vocational programme, linked to professional body requirements and National Occupational Standards where appropriate. They offer a strong, sector-related emphasis on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding. The qualification provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in the animal management sector and is nationally recognised which allows direct progression to employment or further HE study. The course will be taught at our Eccles Centre where our brand new state-of-the-art Animal and Wildlife Centre is based.

Course details


For the HND, students will study core units as follows: · Biological Principles - 15 credits · Research Project - 30 credits Then, you complete a further five units* as follows: o Evolution and Adaptations - 15 credits o Animal Breeding and Genetics - 15 credits o Wildlife Conservation - 15 credits o Work Experience - 15 credits o Ornamental Aquatics and Fish Keeping - 15 credits

Assessment method

Students’ learning will be evidenced through a variety of assessments, designed to encourage independent and critical thinking. Students can expect to: - Write written reports or essays - Completed in-class tests - Create Academic posters, displays and leaflets - Deliver presentations - Complete a work-based project - Write reflective journals, and so on.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeAM02
Institution code S11
Campus nameEccles Sixth Form College
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7500 Year 1
England £7500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7500 Year 1
Scotland £7500 Year 1
Wales £7500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Animal Management (General) at University Centre at Salford City College - UCAS