University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This is an ideal programme for graduates of an animal or conservation based foundation degree or HND wishing to further their study to gain a full honours degree. This course concentrates on aspects of animal psychology, wildlife conservation and habitat monitoring. In addition, you will also undertake research in an area of your interest. This qualification provides graduates with the potential for employment in a range of animal management and conservation professions. It aims to develop management skills and applied subject knowledge, alongside research techniques and evaluative thinking. The course could help you gain employment within an animal establishment, zoological collection, wildlife organisation or conservation body. In addition, upon successful completion of the BSc (Hons) Top-up, a Masters Degree or PhD could be an option. Graduates could progress to a MSc in Animal Behaviour or Primate/Wildlife/Zoo Conservation or Countryside Management.
Modules could include: • Dissertation • Psychology of Animals: Captive, Companion and Wild • Wildlife Conservation and Environmental Surveying • British Wildlife and Rehabilitation of Animals • Behavioural Management: Domestic and Zoological Animals (Option) •Sustainability and Habitat Project Management (Option)
The modules are either assessed via 100% coursework or a combination of coursework and formal examination. Coursework could comprise of: written / practical reports; in-class tests; case studies; essays; viva's; oral presentations; posters; dissertation - which allows independent research in a topic of interest, developed with staff on the course
How to apply
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.
Republic of Ireland
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
International Students would be required to have an equivalent Level 5 qualification in a relevant subject area and hold Academic IELTS overall Level 6.5
Applicants much have a Foundation Degree, HND or equivalent Level 5 qualification in an appropriate discipline and 5 GCSEs including English Language, Mathematics and a Science Grade 4 - 9 (or recognised equivalent)
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