The Animal Management and Welfare top up degree is tailored for students who wish to develop skills in animal management acquired at level 5 and specialise in an area of the industry of their choosing. The course encourages students to develop their analytical and critical evaluation skills through the application of behaviour, captive breeding and welfare assessments to enhance animal management for health, welfare, conservation and rehabilitation. Students will also be able to enhance their practical skills of animal husbandry, behaviour modification, breeding for conservation, animal nursing and welfare improvement. Student will learn about the essentials of experimental design and data analysis in preparation for their dissertation, in which students will undertake an independent research project to analyse a specific research question/hypothesis. Students will have the opportunity to study in the on-site Animal Management Centre which is home to over a hundred species of exotic and domestic animals ranging from hamsters, rats and budgies to tenrecs, meerkats and pythons.
YEAR 1 (LEVEL6) Applied Animal Behaviour and Enrichment (15 credits) Animal Welfare and Ethics (15 credits) Undergraduate Major Project (30 credits) Experimental Design and Analysis (15 credits) Captive Breeding and Husbandry (15 credits) Animal Nursing and Rehabilitation (15 credits) Human-Wildlife Conflict (15 credits)
YEAR 1 (LEVEL 6) 75% Coursework 25% Undergraduate Major Project
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 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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- Stamford College
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Unfortunately, UCP are currently not able to recruit International Students. We apologise for any inconvenience.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8000||Year 1|