This programme is available as a 2 year full-time programme (part time option may be available) and aims to provide the student with the fundamentals of animal science training, development and management, setting foundations for a successful career.
The learner will develop skills, knowledge and practical experience in animal behaviour, physiology and care, including the interaction and importance of animals in society and welfare management. Specific modules will examine the management of wildlife as well as the nutritional requirements of various dietary types.
This qualification provides an essential broad base to the theoretical knowledge and practical experience needed for working in the animal care industry and includes compulsory work experience.
HE Academic Skills, Workplace Dynamics and Performance, Animal Husbandry and Health, Evolution and Conservation of Wild Species, Biological Molecules and Nutrition, Anatomy and Physiology, Work based Research Project, Animal Breeding and Genetics, Anthrozoology, Animal Collections, Animal Behaviour and Training, Animal Legislation, Welfare and Ethics.
How 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||Easton Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||64 points|
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7,500||Year 1|