Applied Animal Studies (Top Up) at Moulton College - UCAS

Moulton College

Degree level: Undergraduate

Applied Animal Studies (Top Up)

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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.

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

Application codes

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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 pass/ merit on a Higher National Diploma ( HND) or Foundation Degree (FdSc) in a related subject. Please note: Credits gained from the Level 5 qualification must not have already been used for another degree top-up

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Other

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.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

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

2025/2026 Full-time Fees The College will charge a fee of £9,000 per annum for undergraduate students, £7,200 per annum for HND/HNC students, ( £3600 -part-time) £9,000 for BSc Construction Top- Up students. £9,000 for BSc (Hons) Animal Behavioural Science & Welfare( Top-up) Students, £9,000 for BSc (Hons) Equine performance and Therapies Top-Up Students, £9,000 for BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy Top-Up students and £9,000 for BSc (Hons) Sports Performance and Coaching Top-up students Students who started their courses in previous academic years will continue to pay the same fee as when they started. Part time Students will pay £1500 per 20 credits For all additional course costs please contact the provider .
Applied Animal Studies (Top Up) at Moulton College - UCAS