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 codes

Course code:
D301
Institution code:
B22
Campus name:
Shuttleworth College
Campus code:
S

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants should have a related Foundation Degree or HND.


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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 £12900 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note that the tuition fees stated are for 2021 entry. The most current information relating to EU fees for 2021 can be found on the UCAS website - https://www.ucas.com/finance/finance-international-and-eu-students. Tuition fees are reviewed annually.

Provider information

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Shuttleworth College
Old Warden Park
Biggleswade
SG18 9DX


Clearing contact details

Admissions

0300 3300 073

Course Clearing information

Additional information

Tuesday 10 August 8.00am – 8.00pm Wednesday 11 August 8.00am – 8.00pm Thursday 12 August 8.00am – 8.00pm Friday 13 August 9.00am – 6.00pm Saturday 14 August 10.00am – 4.00pm Sunday 15 August 10.00am – 4.00pm Monday 16th August - Friday 27th August 9.00am - 5.00pm Apply online - https://www.beds.ac.uk/


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0300 3300 073

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