University Centre Rotherham

Animal Management University Centre Rotherham Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

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About this Course

The Higher National Certificate (HNC) is delivered on a full-time basis over one year. There are mandatory core units and optional units to help develop specialist skills and knowledge.

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. ​

Upon successful completion of the Certificate, learners can progress to the Higher National Diploma (HND) for a second year of study to gain a full Level 5 Diploma qualification. ​

Modules Covered:

  • Health and Welfare

  • Animal Behaviour

-Managing a Research Project

  • Animal Husbandry

  • Managing Animal Collections

  • Animal Nursing

  • Animal Nutrition

  • Business Environment

Progression:

  • 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.

Entry Requirements:

  • Four GCSE's grade A-C including English Literature, English Language, Maths and Science

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.

How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code D3T4
Institution code R52
Campus name Rotherham College - Dinnington Campus
Campus code R

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

International applicants

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.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 48 points Entry requirements
You will require
•Four GCSEs grade A-C including English literature, English language, Maths and Science

Plus, at least one of the following:
•Level 3 qualification in Animal Management
•Three science or animal-based A-Levels
•Access to HE certificate in relevant discipline (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, must have an IELTS score of Level 5.5 or above with a minimum of 5.0 for individual sections.


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 5.5 All applicants who are non-native English speakers, or who have not studied the final two years of school in English, must have a Level 5.5 or above with a minimum of 5.0 for individual sections.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6,900 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6,900 Year 1
Scotland £6,900 Year 1
Wales £6,900 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University Centre Rotherham
Eastwood Lane
Rotherham
S65 1EG


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01709 722777