Animal Management - Wildlife and Countryside Conservation at University Centre Rotherham - UCAS

University Centre Rotherham

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Animal Management - Wildlife and Countryside Conservation

Course summary

Course Overview This course provides you with a wealth of transferable experience and employability skills either to take you straight into industry or onto Higher Education. The Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma is recognised by Higher Education providers as meeting admission requirements to many relevant Wildlife Conservation related courses, for example: ● BSc (Hons) in Wildlife Conservation ● BSc (Hons) in Zoo Animal Management ● BSc (Hons) in Applied Animal Science ● BSc (Hons) in Animal Conservation and Biodiversity ● BSc (Hons) Ecology and Conservation Additionally after completing the Level 5 qualification, students have the option to apply for a Top-up one year course which, upon completion, could provide them with a full BSc (Hons) undergraduate degree. Modules Covered: Core modules:

  • Biological Principles
  • Research Project
  • Environmental Management and Conservation
  • Wildlife Conservation
  • Conservation and Biodiversity
  • Habitat Restoration and Repair
  • Woodland Management
Why study with us? Our lecturing staff have a wide range of expertise, having worked in a variety of animal and wildlife conservation-related industries and have many years of experience. At Dearne Valley College we have access to a range of habitats including woodland and a wildlife pond and the site is located near-by to the beautiful RSPB Old Moor reserve. You will also get the opportunity to be involved in our land-based retail outlet. Career Opportunities Upon successful completion of these courses you could progress onto a ‘Top-up’ course, from which you could graduate with a full BSc (Hons) undergraduate qualification. You could also move into employment as an Animal Keeper, Animal Controls or Health Officer, Countryside ranger, Education Officer, Animal Instructor or Conservation Project Officer. You could also apply for roles in an Animal Lecturer capacity. There are Project Officer and management role opportunities for wildlife rehabilitation clinics, animal centres, environmental charities and ecological surveying organisations. Entry Requirements
  • A relevant HNC Level 4 Qualification
  • A BTEC Level 3 qualification in Animal Management, Countryside Management/Equine Management or another relevant subject
  • A-Levels demonstrating a strong performance in a relevant science-based subject
  • GCSE English and maths at grade C/4 or above or equivalent
  • Mature learners to be assessed on an individual basis dependant upon experience


Core: Biological Principles Research Project Specialist: Environmental Management and Conservation Wildlife Conservation Elective: Conservation and Biodiversity Habitat Restoration and Repair Woodland Management

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 students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application codes

Course code:
Institution code:
Campus name:
Dearne Valley College
Campus code:

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6900 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6900 Year 1
Scotland £6900 Year 1
Wales £6900 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

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Animal Management - Wildlife and Countryside Conservation at University Centre Rotherham - UCAS