University Centre Myerscough has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
The course enables students to develop their knowledge and skills in relation to issues surrounding the conservation of wildlife. Increasing public awareness of animal welfare is driving employment prospects and careers in this area.
Year 1 - Academic and Vocational Skills; Animal Anatomy and Physiology; Animal Health and Nutrition (1.5 module); Introduction to Animal Behaviour; Ecology and Identification of Native Species (1.5 module) OR Management of Captive Animals (1.5 module) Year 2 - Research Methods OR Animal Sector Entrepreneurism; Industry Project; Animal Welfare and Legislation (double module); Global Wildlife Conservation; Ecological Survey Techniques OR International Zoo Management
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Preston Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
|UCAS Tariff||48 points|
|A level||CE||AS levels may be used to contribute to entry requirements but they are not sufficient for entry on their own.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||PPP||Alternative equivalent Level 3 qualifications such as City and Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma (1080) will also be considered.|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 0 credits M: 0 credits P: 45 credits|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MP||Alternative equivalent Level 3 qualifications such as City and Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma (720) will also be considered.|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||CD|
Normally 5 GCSEs Including Maths and English (or equivalents) are required, however, applicants are advised to check with the University Centre if they do not possess the specific qualifications. The University Centre may consider applicants with work experience within a relevant industry in place of some qualifications. Applicants who believe they may be eligible for Accreditation of Prior Certificated and/or Experiential Learning (APCL/APEL) will be considered on an individual basis. If you have any queries in relation to entry qualifications, then please contact the University Centre directly.
Additional entry requirements
You may be required to attend an interview and will be contacted directly if this is the case.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||Applicants for whom English is a second language must be able to demonstrate proof of International English Language Testing System at level 6.0 (with no component score lower than 5.5) or equivalent.|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
University Centre Myerscough
St Michael's Road
Clearing contact details
University Centre Myerscough Clearing Team
8.30am until 5pm Monday to Thursday and 8.30am until 4.30pm on Friday
Course contact detailsVisit our course page