University Centre Askham Bryan

Degree level: Undergraduate

Management of Animal Collections with Conservation

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Course summary

TEF Bronze

University Centre Askham Bryan has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

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This programme covers the skills and knowledge that can be applied to a range of animal management industries, particularly in the areas of substantial and varied animal collections. A focus on the key aspect of species conservation, within a captive setting, promoting natural environments and behaviours to support conservation efforts. This programme requires students to undertake 300 hours of work placement, 150 of which will be undertaken in the colleges licenced and BIAZA accredited wildlife and conservation park in the first year.

Course details


Year 1- Academic Skills • Industry Skills • Introduction to Business • Anatomy and Physiology • Field Research Skills Elective Modules* • Fundamentals of Evolutionary Ecology and Classification • Environmental Interpretation • Ecology and Conservation • Captive Behaviour Management • Human and Animal Interactions • Practical Animal Husbandry • Animal Health • Aquatics Husbandry and Management Year 2 - Personal Research Project • Academic Development • Professional Development • Breeding and Inheritance • Collections Husbandry Elective Modules • Collections Training • Incubation and Rearing • Biodiversity and Restoration Ecology • Animal Nutrition • Welfare, Legislation and Ethics • Business Enterprise or Collections Management

Assessment method

Assessments may include; Course work, Examinations, online assessment, presentations, Viva-voce and practical assessments.

How to apply

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Askham Bryan York Campus
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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

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1

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Management of Animal Collections with Conservation at University Centre Askham Bryan - UCAS