University Centre Rotherham has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
About this Course:
Learners can progress to the Higher National Diploma (HND), after successfully completing of the Certificate, for a second year of study to gain a full Level 5 Diploma qualification.
Based at our Dinnington campus, we have a selection of over 250 animals for learners to gain experience with, including large and small exotic mammals, companion mammals, aquatics, amphibians, reptiles, invertebrates, farm livestock, horses and avian species.
Our lecturing staff are experts in the field, having worked in a variety of animal related industries, and have many years of experience. As part of the course there will be an opportunity to take part in a short, residential conservation programme overseas.
Therapy and Rehabilitation
Evolution and Adaptation
Advanced Patient Care
- Breeding and Genetics
Further study at higher levels in subjects such as Veterinary Nursing, Zoology, Marine Biology, Animal Behaviour and more.
- Employment within the industry, such as Zoo-Keeping, Veterinary Sciences, Education, Animal Welfare, Visitor's Centre Management and Animal Charities.
Five GCSE's grade C/4 including English Literature, English Language, Maths and Science
- Completion of HNC Level 4
Plus 58 UCAS points from at least one of the following:
- Level 3 qualification in Animal Management
- Three Science or Animal- based A- Levels
- Access to HE certificate in a relevant discipline (Science of animal management)
If you do not meet these requirements please contact us as we are able to consider applicants with other qualifications, relevant experience or personal circumstances on an individual basis.
•The business environment
•Animal health and welfare
•Anatomy and physiology
•Exotics and pet trade
•Managing animals in education
•Planning, monitoring and nutrition
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!
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|Campus name||Rotherham College - Dinnington Campus|
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
All applicants who are non-native English speakers, or who have not studied the final two years of school in English, must have an IELTS score of Level 5.5 or above with a minimum of 5.0 for individual sections.
|UCAS Tariff||48 points|
|A level||Three science or animal based A-Levels.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Level 3 Animal Management|
|Access to HE Diploma||Access to HE Certificate in science or animal management|
Mature students (24+) may be considered if proven relevant work experience and previous academic achievement can be evidenced.
All applicants who are non-native English speakers, or who have not studied the final two years of school in English two years of school in English, must have an IELTS score of Level 5.5 or above with a minimum of 5.0 for individual sections.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6,900||Whole course|