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 Skills • Industry Skills • Introduction to Business • Anatomy and Physiology • Practical Animal Husbandry Elective Modules* • Human and Animal Interactions • Animal Health • Aquatics Husbandry and Management • Canine and Feline Behaviour • Fundamentals of Evolutionary Ecology and Classification • Field Research Skills • Environmental Interpretation • Ecology and Conservation • Captive Behaviour Management Year 2 • Personal Research Project • Academic Development • Professional Development • Breeding and Inheritance • Welfare, Legislation and Ethics Elective Modules • Animal Nutrition • Training and Learning Theory • Applied Animal Training • Collections Husbandry • Collections Training • Incubation and Rearing • Biodiversity and Restoration Ecology • Business Enterprise or Collections Management
Assessments may include; Course work, Examinations, online assessment, presentations, Viva-voce and practical assessments.
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.
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- Askham Bryan York Campus
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
International applicants will be considered
Additional entry requirements
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|