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.
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.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Barnsley College Higher Education Church Street Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
We no longer accept Tier 4 International applications
|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
|Northern Ireland||£5,995||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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Clearing contact details
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