University Centre Myerscough

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Central Lancashire

Animal Science and Welfare (Zoo Conservation Biology)

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Course summary

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.

Course details

Modules

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

Application codes

Course code:
D331
Institution code:
M99
Campus name:
Preston Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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

Interview

You may be required to attend an interview and will be contacted directly if this is the case.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6Applicants 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.

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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 £12700 Year 1

Additional fee information

Additional costs for items that are essential for the course: laboratory coat - £15, waterproofs and boots - £50, black warehouse coat - £15. Additional costs for opportunities and items that are optional for the course include: field study trip to Shamwari Game Reserve (South Africa) £3,500
Animal Science and Welfare (Zoo Conservation Biology) at University Centre Myerscough - UCAS