This one year course has been developed to enable the education and training for a range of careers in animal management and allied land-based industries. You will study a variety of topics that will form a strong grounding in the field of animal management, such as animal husbandry, health and welfare/animal nursing and animal behaviour. The course provides opportunities for learners to concentrate on the development of higher-level skills in a land-based context and how their role and that of their business fits within the overall structure of the land-based industries, the national and international economy and the global overview. This qualification equips individuals with knowledge, understanding and skills for successful employment in the animal management and allied industries. The course enables progression to an undergraduate degree or further professional qualifications in related areas. The course also provides opportunities for specialist study relevant to individual vocations and contexts.
Level 4 Core Modules • Animal Health & Welfare (15 credits) • Business and the Business Environment (15 credits) • Managing a Successful Project (15 credits) Specialist Modules • Animal Behaviour (15 credits) • Animal Husbandry (15 credits) • Animal Anatomy and Physiology (15 credits) • Animal Nutrition (15 credits) • Ecological Principles (15 credits)
Methods of assessment include; posters, leaflet making, essays, research tasks, PowerPoint presentations, open book exams and written exams, some practical work in work placement, role play.
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
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Hillsborough Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||48 points||48 UCAS points from A Levels or a BTEC National Diploma in either Animal Management/Applied Science with Merit.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM||BTEC National Diploma in either Animal Management/Applied Science with Merit.|
GCSE (grade C/4 or above) or equivalent in English Language, Maths & Science.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6500||Year 1|