This course covers key characteristics required when working with Animals and Horticulture within a therapy setting. The course is suitable for anyone relatively new to this field of work and who seeks a career in this supporting and caring industry or for those currently working in a caring role who wants to expand their knowledge or progress towards management positions.
Year 1 - Academic and Vocational Skills; Introduction to Anthrozoology; Introduction to Mental Health; Introduction to Therapeutic Horticulture; Fundamental Professional Interface Skills; Preparation for Education and Training; Year 2 - Research Methods OR Business and Entrepreneurism; Industry Project; Applied Plant Utilisation and Management; Advanced Professional Interface Skills; Animal-Assisted Interventions; Sector Legislation
How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.
If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
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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- Preston Campus
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Normally 5 GCSEs Including Maths and English (or equivalents) are required, however, applicants are advised to check with the University Centre if they do not possess the specific qualifications. The University Centre may consider applicants with work experience within a relevant industry in place of some qualifications. Applicants who believe they may be eligible for Accreditation of Prior Certificated and/or Experiential Learning (APCL/APEL) will be considered on an individual basis. If you have any queries in relation to entry qualifications, then please contact the University Centre directly.
Additional entry requirements
You may be required to attend an interview and will be contacted directly if this is the case.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||Applicants for whom English is a second language must be able to demonstrate proof of International English Language Testing System at level 6.0 (with no component score lower than 5.5) or equivalent.|
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
University Centre Myerscough
St Michael's Road
Clearing contact details
University Centre Myerscough Clearing Team
8.30am until 5pm Monday to Thursday and 8.30am until 4.30pm on Friday
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