University Centre Grimsby

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Hull

Animal Management (Top-Up)

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Course summary

This course is primarily designed for face to face learning with you attending your lessons for the specified hours within the validation document. However, there may be periods of study where the government advises TEC Partnership that it is not safe to open campuses or there is limited access due to social distancing measures. If the Campus is closed TEC Partnership will continue to deliver your sessions online and offer you the necessary support and resources remotely. If there is limited access due to social distancing measures a blended model will be adopted with some lessons happening in small groups and others happening using online sessions and support. The BSc (Hons) in Animal Management Top-Up will develop students’ applied understanding on how animals are presently managed and will encourage consideration to be placed on how practices may evolve in the future. The programme is designed to enable students to develop competencies in practices fundamental to maintaining the overall health and wellbeing of animals. Programme and module outcomes will provide an opportunity for students to gain opportunities to develop their employability within the animal management industry through undertaking work-based experience. Students will undertake independent research projects designed to develop individual competence in following lines of enquiry and interpreting information/data in order to make effective conclusions in line with an original problem or question set. Students will be encouraged to review how practices and technology will change to meet the needs of future generations and provide opportunities for students to develop the knowledge and skills required to work effectively and be of value to tomorrow’s animal care sector. Students will develop knowledge and understanding of how innovation drives the evolution of key areas within animal management such as veterinary medicine, in-situ and ex-situ wildlife conservation, animal rescue, animal behaviour and nutrition. Key Aims: • Analyse innovative and sustainable practices and technology which meet the needs of the present and future animal management industry • Develop academic research skills which enable questions related to the animal management industry to be investigated and conclusions drawn. • Research business practices and review attributes driving present and future success within the animal management industry • Develop and apply competencies in the management of animals and reflect on personal performance to improve employability now and in the future • Inspect and report on the development and potential future of anthrozoological interactions and the role of animals in human society

Course details


Advances in Animal Management Research Project (40 credit module) Entrepreneurship and Business Management in the Animal Care Industry Professional Workplace Development Anthrozoology

Assessment method

Theory Assessment Theory based modules will be assessed using a range of techniques such as presentations, posters, formal essays, websites, business plans and research project dissertations. Practical Assessment Practical work related and based modules will be assessed again using a range of techniques such as student reflection and supervisor observations / feedback.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

TEC Partnership recognises a wide range of entry qualifications as being equivalent to A’ level standard; if students hold a qualification not listed above please contact TEC Partnership's HE Admissions team on +44 (0) 1472 311222 ext 434. International students must evidence they possess a satisfactory command of English language in terms of reading, writing, listening and are expected to have achieved Level B2 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFR), as defined by UK Visas and Immigration.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Level 5 in Animal Management or equivalent subject. A minimum of grade ‘C’ or level 4 in both GCSE Maths & English.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £8500 Year 1
EU £10500 Year 1
Channel Islands £8500 Year 1
England £8500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8500 Year 1
Scotland £8500 Year 1
Wales £8500 Year 1
International £10500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Accommodation costs are £85-105 per week.
Animal Management (Top-Up) at University Centre Grimsby - UCAS