University Centre Sparsholt

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Portsmouth

Animal Management and Applied Science

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Course summary

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WHY CHOOSE THIS DEGREE?

  • Designed with employers to give the science skills and breadth of knowledge the industry needs
  • Combine research with practical skills, lab work with field work and put theory into practice
  • Benefit from working with expert lecturers and the largest collection of animals in a UK college
What will I learn? The programme’s strong science foundation includes biological science, biochemistry, vertebrate anatomy and physiology. Students also enjoy work placements in organisations as diverse as the Veterinary Laboratories Agency, organic livestock farms and wildlife conservation trusts. You will have the opportunity to develop your academic research through the Level five module on applied industrial research, choosing an area relevant to a specific sector of interest. Where can I go from here? You can progress onto the BSc (Hons) Applied Animal Behaviour, BSc (Hons) Animal Management or BSc (Hons) Zoo Biology Top-up programmmes at University Centre Sparsholt or other organisations. Our graduates now work in zoological collections, animal charities and veterinary practices.

Course details

Modules

YEAR 1 • Animal Management • Principles in Biology • Anatomy and Physiology • Industrial Experience • Academic Skills • Analytical Techniques • Human Animal Interaction YEAR 2 • Population Biology • Applied Industrial Research • Industrial Development • Ethology and Ethics • Animal Health • Animal Management 2 • Nutrition

Assessment method

Much of the assessment is coursework based – essays, reports, practical portfolios and seminar presentations. Practical activities, in-class assessments and a limited number of exams also play a part.

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

Course code:
D329
Institution code:
S34
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We welcome applications from international students. For further details on the English language requirements, visa requirements and student life, please see our website https://www.sparsholt.ac.uk/international/

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Plus GCSE Maths and English at grade C/4 or above, or Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)66.0 overall, with a minimum 5.5 in any band
PTE Academic61
Cambridge English AdvancedBScore 169-175 (FCE grade B; CAE level B2)

We will also accept the following qualifications from EU students: GCSE English Language at grade C/4 or above; IGCSE English (as a first or second language) at grade C/4 or above; AS or A level English Language or English Literature; International Baccalaureate (English A or B syllabus or English Literature Standard or Higher level) grade 4.

Further information

https://www.sparsholt.ac.uk/international/english-language-requirements/


Unistats information

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52%
Student satisfaction
75%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £9800 Year 1
Channel Islands £9800 Year 1

Additional fee information

www.sparsholt.ac.uk/university-centre/additional-costs/

Sponsorship information

Sparsholt offers a College Bursary of up to £750 per annum to all eligible students and an Aim Higher Bursary to £1200 to all students progressing from a Sparsholt Level 3 course to a FdSc or BSc. Degree students can also apply for a grant to help cover non-travel costs associated with dissertations/ research projects, and subscriptions. For further details please see our website https://www.sparsholt.ac.uk/university-centre/fees-and-funding/.

Animal Management and Applied Science at University Centre Sparsholt - UCAS