Chichester College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
The HND in Animal Management provides a specialist work related programme of study that covers key knowledge, understanding and practical skills required in the sector. Successful completion of this course will enable students to enter the industry at management level.
It is an exciting time to join the course as students will have the opportunity to work with a variety of species in our new animal management centre. Built up of both mandatory and optional units the HND offers students the flexibility to create a pathway towards their particular career interests.
Modules include: Business Environment, Animal Health and Welfare, Exotics, Animal Behaviour, Management of Animal Collections and Animal Adaptions. Opportunities also exist for learners to participate in work experience and placements with a wide range of local industry employers.
This course is aimed at students over the age of 18, looking to pursue a career in the animal management and welfare sector. Alternatively, students will have the option to complete the final year of honours degree at university.
Year 1 students complete 8 units totalling 125 credits and achieve an Edexcel BTEC Level 4, example modules are as follows: Business Environment | Animal Husbandry Management | Animal Health and Welfare | Animal Nutrition | Research Project | Horse Husbandry | Anatomy & Physiology | Production Animal Management. Year 2 students complete the 8 units totalling 125 credits. With the 8 units from year 1 this allows them to achieve an Edexcel BTEC Level 5. Example modules are as follows: Work-based experience |Biological Principles | Principles of Ecology | Animal Behaviour | Management of Animal Collections | Human Animal Interactions | Animal Adaptations | Natural History of Exotic Mammals.
Assessment methods include range of coursework assessments such as essays, reports, portfolios, performance, presentations, as well as written examinations and a final year major project. The grades from formal assessments count towards your unit mark.
The balance of assessment by examination and assessment by coursework depends on your course choices.
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||Brinsbury Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||80 - 96 points||All students complete an Audition/Interview. A typical offer of either a combination of GCE A levels/Level 3 Diploma or an Extended Diploma at overall Merit. GCSE Mathematics and English Language are preferred at grade C or above.|
|A level||CCC - CDD||All students complete an Audition/Interview. A typical offer of either a combination of GCE A levels/Level 3 Diploma or an Extended Diploma at overall Merit. GCSE Mathematics and English Language are preferred at grade C or above.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM - MMP||All students complete an Audition/Interview. A typical offer of either a combination of GCE A levels/Level 3 Diploma or an Extended Diploma at overall Merit. GCSE Mathematics and English Language are preferred at grade C or above.|
|Access to HE Diploma||
M: 30 credits
P: 15 credits
|Scottish Higher||CCDDDD||All students complete an Audition/Interview. A typical offer of either a combination of Level 3 Higher Diploma including relevant subjects. Standard/Nationals Mathematics and English Language are preferred at grade C or above.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE at grades C or above are required in English Language and Mathematics|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||32 points||Students must have their primary subject related to this course|
All students complete an Audition/Interview and may be asked to present a portfolio of work as part of their application. A typical offer of either a combination of GCE A levels/Level 3 Diploma or an Extended Diploma at overall Merit. GCSE Mathematics and English Language are preferred at grade C or above, English as a second language at IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. Mature students with suitable experience and/or portfolio of work are welcome to make an application and attend an interview and/or audition.
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||No factor below 5.5. For those resident in the UK who have suitable work experience, a college English test is available to show competency in English.|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£6,500||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£6,500||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Clearing contact details
Higher Education Admissions
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Course contact details
Higher Education Admissions
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