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Course summary

Kingston Maurward is please to be working with Pearson BTEC to offer an Higher National Diploma in Animal Management. The course is highly industry focused with great opportunity to develop practical as well as academic skills. The course has eight units in the first year:

  • Animal Health and Welfare
  • Business and Business Environment
  • Animal Anatomy and Physiology
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Ecological Principles
  • Animal Behaviour in Society
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Managing a Successful Project
These develop core skills and knowledge in Animal Behaviour, Welfare, Ecology and Husbandry. In the second year, students may elect to choose option units on pathways aimed at progression into Companion Animal Management or Animal Conservation. Core modules:
  • Research Project (30 credits)
  • Biological Processes
  • Anthrozoology
  • Animal Breeding and Genetics
  • Work Experience
Option Modules (choose 2 modules)
  • Behavioural approaches to Animal Management
  • Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Wildlife Conservation
  • Conservation and Biodiversity
  • Aquaculture and Fish Keeping
The course will provide routes into employment in the Animal Management industry or progression to BSc Top Up programmes at Kingston Maurward or other Universities and Colleges in the UK.

Modules

Animal Health and Welfare Business and Business Environment Animal Anatomy and Physiology Animal Husbandry Ecological Principles Animal Behaviour in Society Animal Nutrition Managing a Successful Project Research Project (30 credits) Biological Processes Anthrozoology Animal Breeding and Genetics Work Experience Option Modules (choose 2 modules) Behavioural approaches to Animal Management Therapy and Rehabilitation Wildlife Conservation Conservation and Biodiversity Aquaculture and Fish Keeping

Assessment method

Assessment will be through written reports, presentations, practical observation and portfolios.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
D395
Institution code:
K85
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://ols.kmc.ac.uk/WCFWebSite/KMC_OnlineServices/default.aspx

Additional entry requirements

Other

Students should ensure they have achieved English and Maths at GCSE to grade 4+


English language requirements

For International students IELTS should be achieved at 5.5

https://ols.kmc.ac.uk/WCFWebSite/KMC_OnlineServices/default.aspx

https://ols.kmc.ac.uk/WCFWebSite/KMC_OnlineServices/default.aspx


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
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Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £6500 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £6500 Year 1
England £6500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6500 Year 1
Scotland £6500 Year 1
Wales £6500 Year 1
EU £9500 Year 1
International £9500 Year 1

Additional fee information

There may be additional cost for ensuing students have adequate PPE, costs of transport to the college and offsite trips may require additional costs such as entrance fees. Study Tours will have additional costs depending on the tour offered.
Animal Management at Kingston Maurward College - UCAS