This programme investigates principles of behavioural analysis, environmental monitoring and conservation strategies in relation to captive, companion and wild animal management. Theoretical evaluation and industry-recognised techniques are explored through a variety of modules linking to global research and practices. The dissertation module allows the opportunity to develop personal interests and research abilities associated to an area of animal management or conservation with the support of experienced staff. 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. The qualification provides graduates with higher-level academic competencies and transferable skills to potentially progress to post-graduate qualifications or industry employment. Modules could include: • Psychology of Animals • Animal Behavioural Management • Wildlife Conservation and Biodiversity • Film and Media • Dissertation. You will be equipped with a range of skills securely underpinned by fundamental principles and theories of animal management/conservation with a clear application to industry and research. Enabling you to progress to the workplace and/or higher study, with access to an excellent range of facilities to support your learning and progression to the workplace and/or higher level studies/research. Progression Opportunities 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 an MSc in Animal Behaviour or Primate/Wildlife/Zoo Conservation.
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
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
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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 International applicants are required to apply through UCAS
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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