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Course summary

• This is a Top-up programme designed to allow you to progress from a prior approved qualification to an honours level degree. • There is an induction programme to facilitate effective transition to honours degree level • Based at Eccles 6th Form College in Salford with state of the art teaching facilities, including classrooms, veterinary nursing suite and laboratories. • Outstanding, purpose built animal and equine facilities provide practical opportunities to ensure you will become effective in the workplace. • Teaching Staff have extensive professional knowledge and industry experience within the animal management sector, with expertise in both core curriculum and current developments. • High staff to student ratios which increases the amount of contact time, interaction and one-to-one support. • Extensive online support through our bespoke Virtual Learning Environment. • Inclusive learning environment where individualised learning and assessment is encouraged and supported through Individual Learning Plans. • Additional dedicated support given to those with learning difficulties or disabilities, as part of a nurturing, pastoral environment. • Dedicated HE Support Officer providing academic and pastoral support. • Strong links with industry, community, educational and professional companies will improve your employability skills and knowledge. • This programme will help you gain employment in the following sectors: educational officer, animal welfare inspector, pet nutritionist, zoo department manager, animal laboratory specialist, ecologist, rehabilitation specialist, behavioural consultant, kennel/cattery managers, farm park advisors and veterinary services, FE and HE teaching, and postgraduate research.


Ecology and Conservation - 20 credits Anthrozoology - 20 credits Animal Rehabilitation - 20 credits Parasitology - 20 credits Dissertation - 40 credits

Assessment method

Assessment tasks are linked to the learning outcomes of each module and are completed before the end of the module. Module assessments typically involve written coursework, oral assessments and project work. assessment is varied and could include: • practical assessments • data analysis • case studies • reflective activities where you look back over your experiences, analyse them with the assistance of relevant theory and reflective tools, and learn from the experience • online discussions that you have had with your peers, tutors and invited contributors to the programme • oral and written reports • field note books • plans (e.g., action plans, plans for your group activities) • presentations • portfolios of evidence.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Application codes

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Eccles Sixth Form College
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We are unable to accept applications from students who need a student study visa

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements


Applicants will be invited to interview at Eccles Sixth form College

English language requirements

GCSE English, Maths and Science C/4 or better

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7500 Year 1
England £7500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7500 Year 1
Scotland £7500 Year 1
Wales £7500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Animal Management (Top-Up) at University Centre at Salford City College - UCAS