This degree is aimed at anyone interested in animal welfare and the conservation of species - preserving precious fauna and flora around the world. The Animal Conservation and Biodiversity degree is for those who seek employment in animal conservation organisations, ecological consultancies, or research and development roles. Modules focus on wildlife welfare, landscape conservation, animal health and disease, global biodiversity, and breeding management and genetics. Many graduates go on to study Master's or PhD degrees in their chosen specialism or forge successful careers as conservation scientists, wildlife officers, animal keepers, reserve wardens and ecological consultants. The course is offered by one of the university's partner colleges: Hadlow College in Kent. What you should know about this course
- Students benefit from using the most up-to-date equipment in the aquaria, pet trade and zoological fields
- Partnered with The Pet Charity, Pet Industry Federation and Centre of Applied Pet Ethology
- Benefit from the Hadlow multi-million pound, state-of-the-art Animal Management Centre
All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.
On this course, on average*, students are assessed by: Coursework- 77% Exams- 19% Practical- 4% Students are assessed through a combination of course work, exams and practical assessment where relevant. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.
How to apply
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.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Applications from mature students, without the standard entry requirements who have acquired relevant skills and experience are considered on a case by case basis.
English language requirements
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8630||Year 1|