Our FdSc is validated by Newcastle University and aims to equip learners with the skills and knowledge required in a range of animal management based industries. Throughout the course you will also develop an individual portfolio of work to start your professional career or apply to university. We also offer a BSC Hons within this subject area which is validated by the University of Cumbria . This programme is designed for students who wish to develop their knowledge of the exciting scientific and technical developments currently taking shape within the global animal management industries. Focus will be made on critical appreciation for animal management in its wider context considering animals as pets and companions on farms, in zoos and in wildlife parks.
Modules include: Year 1 • Personal Development & Planning • Research & Study Skills for Land-Based Industry • Anatomy & Physiology • The Animal Kingdom • Specialist Care • Wildlife Ecology • Numeracy Skills & Quantitative Methods for Land Based Industry • Employability Skills • Animal Behaviour • Evolution and Domestication • Animal Health & Handling • Genetics and Breeding Year 2 • Investigative Project • Scientific Methodology & Experimental • Design • Ethics & Welfare • Applied Animal Health • Animal Adaptations • Principles of Land-Based Enterprise Management • Industrial Experience • Principles of Conservation • Zoo Management and Captive Breeding • Nutrition
Your progress will be assessed by a range of methods including: Investigative Project, essays, case studies, presentations and other exercises.
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.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Additional entry requirements
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6165||Year 1|