University Centre at Salford City College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Animal Management

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Course summary

The Animal Management HNC offers students a broad introduction to the subject area with a core of learning and a selection of optional units. This course provides a solid grounding on which they can build on if they wish to continue study at Level 5 HND and in turn employment of a BSc in Animal Management The objectives of the Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals in Animal Management are as follows:

  • To equip students with Animal Management skills, knowledge and the understanding necessary to achieve high performance in the global Animal Management environment.
  • To provide education and training for a range of careers in Animal Management, including Animal Behaviour and Welfare, Animal Science, Veterinary Practice Management and Equine Management.
  • To provide insight and understanding into the diversity of roles within Animal Management, recognising the importance of collaboration at all levels.
  • To equip students with knowledge and understanding of culturally diverse organisations, cross-cultural issues, diversity and values.
  • To provide opportunities for students to enter or progress in employment in Animal Management, or progress to higher education qualifications such as an Honours degree in Animal Behaviour and Welfare, Animal Science, Equine Science or a related area.
  • To provide opportunities for students to develop the skills, techniques and personal attributes essential for successful working lives.
  • To support students to understand the local, regional and global context of Animal Management and, for those students with a global outlook, to aspire to international career pathways.
  • To provide students with opportunities to address contemporary issues facing the industry, and society at large; with particular emphasis on sustainability and the environment, recognising the role that Animal Management plays in addressing these issues.

Course details


The core units are:

  • Animal Health and Welfare
  • Business and the Business Environment
  • Managing a successful project (set by the awarding body)
In addition, students will study optional units around the theme of animal behaviour, and anatomy and physiology and may also look at more specific units such as Animal Collection Management or Management of Exotic species accessing the extensive collection of animals at the centre cared for by our dedicated Keeper Team.

Assessment method

You will be continually assessed via a range of methods which include practical skills assessments and project work, essays, presentations.

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

A minimum of three GCSEs at Grade C/4-5 or above including Maths and English

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7500 Year 1
England £7500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7500 Year 1
Scotland £7500 Year 1
Wales £7500 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 Salford City College - UCAS