Barnsley College Higher Education

Animal Management Barnsley College Higher Education Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

University Campus Barnsley (UCB) offers you the opportunity to prepare for a range of challenging and exciting careers working with animals. UCB has its own working farm, Wigfield Farm in Worsbrough, which has over 60 species of animals on site. Studying at the farm will give you hands-on experience of working with animals such as sheep, cattle, pigs, meerkats, rabbits, alpacas and reptiles.

Course details


Modules studied will include; Biological Principles, Small Business Enterprise, Animal Husbandry, Anatomy and Physiology, Principles of Ecology, Aquatic Ecology, Animal Behaviour, Genetics and Animal Health and Welfare. Educational Visits undertaken include; Chester Zoo with a talk on conservation, Yorkshire Wildlife Park to view a different type of animal collection, The Deep and an optional visit to London Natural History Museum.

How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.




Northern Ireland



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 DN32
Institution code B13
Campus name Barnsley College Higher Education Church Street Campus
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We no longer accept Tier 4 International applications

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 96 points You will need 96 UCAS Tariff points from A levels (or their equivalent)
A level CCC 96 UCAS Tariff points from 3 A Levels at Grade C or above including a science subject, such as Biology or a related subject
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM 96 UCAS points from a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Animal Management or a related subject at grade Merit, Merit, Merit.

GCSE Grade C in English and Science

Additional entry requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £5,995 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5,995 Year 1
Scotland £5,995 Year 1
Wales £5,995 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees are quoted based on 2018 entry information and are subject to change for 2019.

Provider information

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Barnsley College Higher Education
PO Box No 266
Church Street
S70 2YW

Course contact details

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01226 216106