University Centre Askham Bryan has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
This programme is aimed at those wanting to work in the animal management sector in industries as varied as animal welfare, production, education, companion animals and training to name a few. The course will provide learners with underpinning knowledge of animal husbandry, welfare, behaviour, animal science and management. There will be an emphasis on the development of skills; general skills such as communication, IT and teamwork, and some practical skills such as animal handling, health checking, monitoring and evaluating behaviour, training animals, design and maintenance of animal accommodation and assessing animal welfare. Work placement forms an essential part of the course allowing on the job training and development of further skills to make students more employable. .
Year 1 : Academic and Professional Skills, Skills for Research, Anatomy and Physiology, Introduction to Business, Animal Behaviour, Practical Animal Health and Husbandry, Ecological Conservation Skills (option), Interpretive Enclosure Design (option). Year 2 : Skills for Research, Business Enterprise (option), Collections Management (Option), Project and Events Management (option), Breeding and Inheritance, Welfare Legislation and Ethics, Animal Nutrition (option), Clinical Health and Laboratory Skills (option), Conservation Education (option), Collections Training (option).
Coursework Examinations Presentations Continual assessments Viva- Voce Practical assessments
How to apply
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!
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|Campus name||Askham Bryan York Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
International applicants will be considered
|UCAS Tariff||48 points||Applicants should have achieved 48 UCAS points plus 5 GCSEs including English, Maths and Science at grade C/4 or above. Equivalent qualifications may be accepted in lieu of GCSEs In addition applicants must have successfully completed a minimum of one year of Level 3 study and/or have significant industry experience. An initial assessment process may be used to inform the College of your current status. Some students may be asked to attend an interview. Applicants who believe they may be eligible for Accreditation of Prior Certificated and/or Experiential Learning (APCL/APEL) will be considered on an individual basis. If you have any queries in relation to entry qualifications, then please contact the University Centre directly.|
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|