Moulton College

Degree level: Undergraduate

Applied Animal Studies (Top-up) BSc(Hons)

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Course summary

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.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeD301
Institution code M93
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level Not accepted
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Not accepted
Access to HE Diploma Not accepted
Scottish Higher Not accepted

This course enables students who have already completed an FdSc or HND in a related subject to convert to a full BSc (Hons).


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

2019/2020 Full-time Fees The College will charge a fee of £9,000 per annum for undergraduate students, £7,200 per annum for HND students, £6,000 for postgraduate students and £7,250 for BSc Top Up students who start their first higher education course at the college in September 2019. Students who started their courses in previous academic years will continue to pay the same fee as when they started.
Applied Animal Studies (Top-up) BSc(Hons) at Moulton College - UCAS