Enhance your understanding of the internal workings of many fascinating animal species. Animal science focuses on the scientific disciplines that underpin the management of captive, productive and companion animals. This will include but not be limited to animal health, biology, behaviour, nutrition and anatomy. PROGRAMME MODULES Year 1: (30 credits each) → Animal Health, Welfare and Nutrition → Principles of Animal Science → Animal Behaviour → Professional Development in the Work Environment Year 2: → Advanced Animal Nutrition → Comparative Anatomy and Physiology → Research Methods → Professional Development in the Work Environment 2 CAREERS You could work within animal science related industries such as animal nutrition and technology, field research, animal health, wildlife biology, or in veterinary and research laboratories.
Year 1: animal health, welfare and nutrition (30 credits), principles of animal science (30 credits), professional development in the work environment 1 (30 credits) and animal behaviour (30 credits). Total 120 credits. Year 2: professional development in the work environment 2 (30 credits); research methods (30 credits); advanced animal nutrition (30 credits); comparative anatomy and physiology (30 credits). Total 120 credits.
You will be assessed through coursework in the form of written and practical assignments, essays, project work, practical skills tests, oral presentations and written examinations. Most modules will have 2-3 assessments.
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 course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.
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
English language requirements
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8000*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£8000*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.