University Centre South Devon has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
This course is a top-up to convert the FdSc Animal Science degree (or a Foundation Degree in a similar subject area such as animal management, welfare or conservation) into a full Honours Degree. Your studies will encompass a dedicated research project in an area of animal or land-based science that interests you. The course explores a broad range of topics to provide you with an in-depth knowledge of current issues in animal science, such as sustainable food production, conservation, bioethics and behavioural ecology. The course focusses strongly on developing the leadership and practical skills required by employers. You will undertake training and attend conferences that complement your interests and career aspirations, ensuring a comprehensive and advanced skillset and making you an effective and confident practitioner. Examples have included The Mammal Society Conference, ecological surveying, animal nursing qualification and dog grooming qualifications.
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.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||Not accepted|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Not accepted|
|Access to HE Diploma||Not accepted|
|Scottish Higher||Not accepted|
To progress to a top-up programme you will be required to hold 240 credits from a Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma in a relevant subject area.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8400||Year 1|