University Centre Askham Bryan

Degree level: Undergraduate

Animal Science with Management

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Course summary

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. .

Course details

Modules

(FdSc ASM)-Year 1 (Level 4) Core Modules include: • Academic Writing and Research • Animal Anatomy and Physiology • Introduction to Genetics and Inheritance • Animal Health and Disease • Ecological Conservation Skills Optional modules, choose one of the following: • Exotic Animal Behaviour • Canine and Feline Behaviour • Equine Behaviour and Welfare Year 2 (Level 5) Core Modules include: • Independent Research Project • Principles of Animal Management • Animal Welfare and Ethics • Animal Nutrition • Laboratory Skills Optional modules, choose one of the following: • Management of Habitats and Protected Areas • Principles of Animal Training • Business Enterprise

Assessment method

Assessments may include; Course work, TCA's, online assessment, presentations, Viva-voce and practical assessments..


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
D301
Institution code:
A70
Campus name:
Askham Bryan York Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

International applicants will be considered

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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.


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
EU £14000 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Animal Science with Management at University Centre Askham Bryan - UCAS