Throughout the course you will develop the skills necessary to prepare them for employment in supervisory and management level jobs related to the Animal Care industry, as well as gaining the knowledge to run a small animal related business of your own. The course covers a range and depth of knowledge of the specialist care and welfare requirements of a wide variety of species.
You will study a wide range of subjects including Animals in Society, Work Experience, Applied Companion Animal Behaviour, Animal Care Drugs and Medicines, Animal Care Diagnostic Techniques, Getting Started in Business.
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
Applications may be considered for Year 2 entry from applicants with an HNC in Animal Care (15 credits). Please contact Admissions Office ([email protected]) to discuss further.
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
SRUC has a long tradition of welcoming students from outside the UK to study with us, and we find they greatly enhance the learning experience of other students and their unique viewpoint and carried life experiences. International student rules and regulations are set by national governments. For the most up to date guidance, please visit our website - www.sruc.ac.uk/internationalstudents
Additional entry requirements
Applicants should be able to demonstrate in their personal statement a minimum of 1 weeks work experience in the industry.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||Achieving at least 5.0 in each component|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7000||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£7000||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£7000||Year 1|
Additional fee information
SRUC Scotland's Rural College
West Mains Road
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