Animal Management at University of Sunderland - UCAS

Course summary

Study a variety of animal-related topics. Learn about the fundamentals of animal husbandry and health, introduction to animal biological sciences, conservation, and academic skill development. Work with animals in a range of contexts from farm life to wildlife. This course aims to provide learners with a robust foundation of knowledge to prepare them for employment within this diverse and varied sector. Learners will study a variety of animal-related topics including the fundamentals of animal husbandry and health, introduction to animal biological sciences, conservation and academic skill development. These topics will be studied using a combination of theory and practical sessions delivered by industry experts and designed to contextualise and develop professional skills within the animal management sector. The course provides the underpinning theoretical knowledge to inform practical activity and will develop practical skills in animal husbandry, collection management and supervisory skills, alongside the relevant academic and research skills expected for further study at level 6 and for graduate employment. Practical activities will consist of unique opportunities to work with a range of animal taxa across relevant industries (zoos, animal centres and farms), where they will gain hands-on experience with industry experts ranging from animal carers to conservationists amongst others. Integrated within this course are work placements where learners will be allocated a position in real animal management establishments, providing learners with experience to further develop their skills to meet industry standards, and aims to help learners stand out to future employers. This course is ideal for learners who wish to study and work with animals in a range of contexts and those who wish to go on to further study or employment within the animal management sector. This Foundation Degree is taught at East Durham College’s Houghall Campus in Durham. You can then 'top-up' to a full honours degree at East Durham College too.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8750 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8750 Year 1
Scotland £8750 Year 1
Wales £8750 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Animal Management at University of Sunderland - UCAS