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Degree level: Undergraduate

Animal Science (Top-up)

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Course summary

This programme enables a deeper engagement with the scientific disciplines that underpin the management of captive, productive and companion animals. It will help you to build on previous knowledge and experience of the animal sciences, and further develop your skills in applying scientific principles, enabling the development of key skills for employment within various sectors. PROGRAMME MODULES → Principles of Genetics, Reproduction and Breed Development (30 credits) → Principles of Immunology and Parasitology (30 credits) → Animal Cognition (30 Credits) → Research Project (30 Credits) CAREERS You could work within the animal nutrition sector, the agricultural industry, zoological collections, conservation, academic or government research, teaching and other animal-related careers.

Course details

Modules

Reproductive Physiology Immunology Parasitology Animal Cognition and Learning Research Project

Assessment method

You will be continually assessed through assignments, project work, oral presentations, poster presentations, seminars, group discussions and a dissertation. There will also be a small number of exams, for which you will be prepared.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
S023
Institution code:
O25
Campus name:
Merrist Wood College
Campus code:
M

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Animal based Foundation Degree or HND (or suitable equivalent subject) with a minimum Pass profile.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6

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

England £8000* Year 1
Northern Ireland £8000* Year 1
Scotland £8000* Year 1
Wales £8000* Year 1
Channel Islands £8000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Please note that tuition fees may increase in subsequent years for both new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Fees are subject to agreement by the Office for Students.
Animal Science (Top-up) at Activate Learning - UCAS