The HND Applied Animal Science programme provides a valued vocational award. This programme covers a broad range of issues related to companion animals, wildlife, conservation and animal husbandry. Students undertake practical work both in the laboratory and in the field to develop their skills and understanding. The College Animal Team use their links with Kent animal parks, Howletts and Port Lympne to enable students to improve the life of the parks' animals and gain experience of working with real animal issues. Students attend a field trip every year in the United Kingdom and every second year go further afield, previous trips have included South Africa.
The programme includes the following modules: Ethology Animal Husbandry Anatomy & Histology Introduction to Conservation & Ecology Animal Health & Disease Principles of Cell Biology Animal Nutrition Applications of Animal Science Vertebrate Physiology Animal Nursing Research Project Applied Animal Psychology Animal Welfare Principles of Microbiology Genetics & Animal Breeding Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation
How to apply
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
Mature Students who do not fit this profile but have relevant experience are welcomed on the programme.
English language requirements
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6000||Year 1|