Animal Science and Welfare (Zoo Conservation) at University Centre Myerscough - UCAS

University Centre Myerscough

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Central Lancashire

Animal Science and Welfare (Zoo Conservation)

Course summary

The course is delivered at University Centre Myerscough and awarded by the University of Central Lancashire. This two-year foundation degree programme blends scientific knowledge, academic theory and practical skills. The increasing public awareness of animal welfare drives career prospects within the animal industry. Opportunities exist in zoos, conservation, retail animal trade, the care of companion animals, regulatory authorities and animal welfare charities. A comprehensive range of subjects are covered on the foundation degree that allow students to relate their academic studies to the wider industry and to develop practical skills, a varied range of vocational opportunities are included.

Modules

Year 1 - Animal Anatomy and Physiology; Practical Animal and Professional Skills; Animal Health and Nutrition; Introduction to Animal Welfare; Animal Behaviour and Training; Management of Captive Animals. Year 2 - Research Methods; Animal Welfare and Legislation (double module); Global Wildlife Conservation; International Zoo Management; Integrated Industry Project


How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

Application codes

Course code:
AZC2
Institution code:
M99
Campus name:
Preston Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Normally 5 GCSEs Including Maths and English (or equivalents) are required, however, applicants are advised to check with the University Centre if they do not possess the specific qualifications. The University Centre may consider applicants with work experience within a relevant industry in place of some qualifications. Applicants who believe they may be eligible for Accreditation of Prior Certificated and/or Experiential Learning (APCL/APEL) will be considered on an individual basis. If you have any queries in relation to entry qualifications, then please contact the University Centre directly.

Additional entry requirements

Interview

You may be required to attend an interview and will be contacted directly if this is the case.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6Applicants for whom English is a second language must be able to demonstrate proof of International English Language Testing System at level 6.0 (with no component score lower than 5.5) or equivalent.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £14500 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14500 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Additional costs for items that are essential for the course: laboratory coat - £15, waterproofs and boots - £50, black warehouse coat - £15. Additional costs for opportunities and items that are optional for the course include: field study trip to Shamwari Game Reserve (South Africa) £3,500
Animal Science and Welfare (Zoo Conservation) at University Centre Myerscough - UCAS