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Course summary

Animal Science (top-up) offers those with existing qualifications in Animal Science, Animal Management or related subjects to develop their range of knowledge and skills and enhance their career prospects by graduating with an honours degree. 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 course 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. The course enables a development of independence and enquiry, through the undertaking of a research project. You will develop practical skills in our well-equipped laboratories and you will have access to the extensive zoological education centre at Bedford College's Shuttleworth Campus, which includes farm, companion and zoo animals.

Modules

Areas of study include:

  • Animal Physiology and Disease
  • Animal Science Research Project
  • Environment and Climate Change
  • Management of Animal Collections
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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.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

The fees for 2023 entry have not yet been confirmed. For information on the 2022 fees please refer to our website, https://www.beds.ac.uk/howtoapply/money/fees/
Animal Science (Top Up) at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS