Harper Adams University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Who studies animals? If you enjoy being with animals, whether they are pets, livestock or more exotic species, care about their health and welfare and want to know why they behave as they do, we have a course for you. There are currently around 300 people studying animal courses at Harper Adams, and that figure is rising steadily. Do I need experience of working with animals? Yes. As these courses are vocational you will need some practical experience preferably with both large animals (farm livestock or horses) and companion (pet) animals. It is also an advantage if you have worked with animals as a group (on a farm or in stables/kennels, for instance) as well as individual animals such as your own pets, or in a veterinary surgery. Obviously we don’t expect you to have worked with every species, but the more experience you have acquired by the start of the course, the more meaningful the lectures will be and the more you will get out of your studies.
A wide range of assessment methods are used. Depending on the module these include examination, assignments, practical spot-tests and presentations.
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.
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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Top-Up applications can only be considered if your Foundation degree was taken in the UK and meets our placement requirements. Please contact the Admissions Office for further information.
There are no qualification requirements for this course.
Top-up applicants must have achieved an average of 55% in their Foundation degree to apply for BSc non-honours and 60% to apply for BSc Honours.
Applicants must have completed a full year’s placement as part of their course of study or two years of full-time relevant employment after their course.
Fees and funding
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