Zoo Management (Top-up)

Activate Learning

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Kingston University

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Course summary

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This programme seeks to expand your knowledge and understanding of wild animals, their captive management and behaviour, beyond the scope of the Foundation Degree. You will study a range of modules (theoretical with practical application) related to captive management of exotic species. PROGRAMME MODULES → Current Issues in Zoological Management (30 credits) → Zoological Design, Interpretation and Education (30 credits) → Behavioural Ecology (30 credits) → Research Project (30 credits) CAREERS You could work within the zoo industry as an animal keeper, safari park wildlife ranger, education officer, habitat designer, animal trainer, research scientist/assistant, curator, nutritionist or conservationist. There is scope to progress into managerial roles within the zoological industry based on your continued professional development post graduation.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information

Zoo Management Foundation Degree (or suitable equivalent subject) with a minimum Pass profile. Plus a minimum of Grade 4 at GCSE for English, Maths and Science.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8000* Year 1
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.
Zoo Management (Top-up) at Activate Learning - UCAS