This course enables students who have already completed an FdSc or HND in a related subject to convert to a full BSc (Hons). The course is designed to enable you to understand and apply the principles of animal management and husbandry whilst specialising in streams that open up opportunities to a range of job markets and conducting their own individual piece of research. Applicants should have completed a FdSc or HND programme in an animal science related field. Applications from mature students or people seeking part-time opportunities would be welcomed. This course allows you to specialise in two optional streams from: Animal Science, Veterinary Health, Animal Behaviour and Welfare, or Zoo Management and Conservation. Alongside these, you will undertake a large research project on your own area of interest. Recent graduates have successfully furthered their careers in a wide variety of animal-related positions including as canine hydro therapists, welfare officers, nutrition specialists, animal technicians and college lecturers. Others have gone on to further education in the animal sciences in areas such as animal welfare, physiotherapy and veterinary nursing.
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.
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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
If we receive an application that identifies you may require additional English and Maths support we may tailor an individual support package to help you with this. Each application will be considered on its individual merits and its range of level 5 qualifications will be considered . A typical offer would be a merit on a Higher National Diploma ( HND) or Foundation Degree (FdSc) in a related subject.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
All applicants should have obtained English language GCSE ( or equivalent ) grades 9-4 or A*-C Each application will be considered on its individual merits and its range of level 5 qualifications will be considered . A typical offer would be a merit on a Higher National Diploma ( HND) or Foundation Degree (FdSc) in a related subject.
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Fees and funding
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