University Centre at Wakefield College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Animal Management

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Course summary

TEF Silver

University Centre at Wakefield College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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The HND in Animal Management is a vocational programme designed to cover practical, theoretical and ethical aspects of the management of animals with the aim of providing the skills and knowledge students will need for a successful career or further study in a related field. The course structure and has been selected provide a vocationally relevant learning environment and learning opportunities to meet the needs of local and regional students. It has been designed to either enable learners to progress to a related degree programme or to make a direct entry to employment through the acquisition of practical skills and relevant underpinning knowledge. These skills will be put to the test during a variety of visits, work placements and trips including residentials to both Europe and Africa.

Course details


Year 1 - Animal Health and Welfare Business and the Business Environment Managing a Successful Project Animal Behaviour in Society Animal Husbandry Animal Anatomy and Physiology Animal Nutrition Animal Nursing Year. Year 2 -Biological Principles Research Project Anthrozoology Evolution and Adaptations Advanced Patient Care Wildlife Conservation Work Experience

Assessment method

Critical analytical evaluations • Essays • Laboratory reports • Observations • Presentations • Practical tests • Practical work • Reflective accounts • Research projects • Time constrained assignments • Written reports

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeDN32
Institution code W08
Campus nameWakefield City Campus
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 64 points 64 UCAS points from BTEC Level 3 qualification in Animal Management • A Levels that demonstrate strong performance in relevant subjects and supported by GCSE grades at A* to C and/or 9 to 4 (or equivalent) in English, Maths and Science • Other related Level 3 qualifications • Access to Higher Education Diploma awarded by an approved further education institution • Related work experience • Mature students will be considered following interview • IELTS score 5.5
A level CC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MPP
Access to HE Diploma M: 15 credits P: 45 credits

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £6750 Year 1
England £6750 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6750 Year 1
Scotland £6750 Year 1
Wales £6750 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Animal Management at University Centre at Wakefield College - UCAS