University Centre Askham Bryan has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
This programme is aimed at those wanting to work in the animal management sector in industries as varied as animal welfare, production, education, companion animals and training to name a few. The course will provide learners with underpinning knowledge of animal husbandry, welfare, behaviour, animal science and management. There will be an emphasis on the development of skills; general skills such as communication, IT and teamwork, and some practical skills such as animal handling, health checking, monitoring and evaluating behaviour, training animals, design and maintenance of animal accommodation and assessing animal welfare. Work placement forms an essential part of the course allowing on the job training and development of further skills to make students more employable. .
Year 1 : Academic and Professional Skills, Skills for Research, Anatomy and Physiology, Introduction to Business, Animal Behaviour, Practical Animal Health and Husbandry, Ecological Conservation Skills (option), Interpretive Enclosure Design (option). Year 2 : Skills for Research, Business Enterprise (option), Collections Management (Option), Project and Events Management (option), Breeding and Inheritance, Welfare Legislation and Ethics, Animal Nutrition (option), Clinical Health and Laboratory Skills (option), Conservation Education (option), Collections Training (option).
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||Askham Bryan York 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
International applicants will be considered
|UCAS Tariff||48 points||
48 UCAS points plus 5 GCSEs including
English, Maths and Science at grade C
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9,000||Year 1|