University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Animal Management and Wildlife Conservation University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: The Open University

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TEF Silver

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This is a broad-based course for anyone interested in developing multidisciplinary skills within the animal management or conservation areas. It is also for people already working in the industry who wish to enhance their career prospects. The course concentrates on aspects of animal management and wildlife conservation associated with the habitats, behavior, welfare and conservation issues connected to a wide range of animals in captive and natural environments. The course is delivered by experienced teaching staff with a wide range of industry experience, in addition, there are a range of facilities available to support studies such as an extensive animal collection, college farm, equestrian centre and local environmental habitats such as Steart, one of the UK's largest wetland habitats. Importantly you will be able to develop a wide range of practical skills such as behavioral monitoring, environmental / species surveying and captive enclosure management in order that you may be able to contribute to a range of management and conservation situations.

Course details

Assessment method

Combination of
Coursework reports and essays / case studies / written examinations / oral presentations / electronic posters / viva's / project


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 code D303
Institution code B70
Campus name Cannington Campus
Campus code C

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 64 points 5 GCSE’s including English Language and Mathematics to a minimum of Grade C (or 4 to 9)

Minimum 64 UCAS points at AS/A2 level (minimum 32 points at A2 or equivalent)
or
Minimum 64 UCAS points in a vocational diploma qualification
e.g.
BTEC (QCF): MPP (Extended), MM (90 Credit Diploma)
C&G Advanced Technical: M (1080), M (720), D (540)
or
Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject area

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

http://www.somerset.ac.uk/

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7,800 Year 1
England £7,800 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7,800 Year 1
Scotland £7,800 Year 1
Wales £7,800 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College
Bath Road
Bridgwater
TA6 4PZ


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01278 441234