University of Bedfordshire

Degree level: Undergraduate

Animal Science (Top Up)

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Course summary

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A Top-up course for those who have taken a related Foundation Degree/HND. Get hands-on with a scientific approach to animal management focusing on welfare and the practicalities and legislation of keeping and managing animals. Study the internal functioning of animals; practical ways of detecting and diagnosing disease; the interaction of animals with their environment; field-based conservation and aspects of behaviour such as migration patterns. Our partner college and local zoos and safari parks give you great opportunities for practical research. This is a one-year (full-time) route to an Animal Science honours degree. Aimed at those who already possess a Foundation Degree, HND or equivalent in Animal Management or a related area, it can lead to careers in animal care, conservation and scientific research into animal health and nutrition. Learn from academics and industry professionals who are current practitioners or leading researchers, gaining insight into today’s best practice and science. Study using formal lectures, practical laboratory and IT laboratory sessions and supported independent-study as well as getting practical experience with a diverse range of companion, farm, exotic and equestrian animals. Develop your range of skills through a mixture of applied science, practical management and business content, working hands-on with animals in both technical and management roles, making you highly employable in a number of careers. Gain understanding of a scientific approach to the management of animals. Explore legal and ethical aspects to the animal industry. Benefit from access to Shuttleworth College’s excellent animal management facilities and collections, as well as contacts with local zoos and safari parks.

Course details


How to apply

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

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Course codeD301
Institution code B22
Campus nameShuttleworth College
Campus codeS

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information

Applicants should have a related Foundation Degree or HND.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £12650 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Our COVID-19 information

Shuttleworth College
Old Warden Park
Biggleswade
SG18 9DX


Clearing contact details

Admissions

0300 3300 073

Course Clearing information

Additional information

Thursday 15th August - 7am - 8pm Friday 16th August - 8am - 8pm Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th August - 10am - 4pm Monday 19th - Friday 23rd August - 9am - 6pm Saturday 24th, Sunday 25th & Monday 26th August - 10am - 4pm Tuesday 28th - Friday 30th August - 9am - 4.30pm Apply online - https://www.beds.ac.uk/


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Admissions

0300 3300 073

Animal Science (Top Up) at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS