Awarded by: Royal Agricultural University
Set on a stunning 400 acre estate, yet in easy reach of London and the M25, Berkshire College of Agriculture (BCA) is an established provider of university level courses in land-based studies.
Validated by the Royal Agricultural University, this 2-year FdSc takes full advantage of BCA's outstanding Animal Centre which houses around 1,400 individual animals from 140 species.
One of only a handful of educational establishments to be awarded a Zoo Licence, BCA's exceptional facilities support the study of a wide range of behaviours and hands-on experience of the highest standards of welfare in a professional environment supervised by a highly qualified and dedicated team.
In addition, the BCA ‘Centre for Animal Welfare Research’ facilitates innovative staff/student collaboration, resulting in the publication of several papers each year since its foundation.
The programme provides a sound academic basis for further progression in graduate and/or professional education.
Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Main Site|
This means the year in which you would like to start the course.
‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.
‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.
You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.
The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||64 - 96 points|
|A level||A* - D|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM||In relevant science related subjects.|
|Access to HE Diploma||Minimum grade of a Merit is required.|
We actively encourage applications from mature students (21+) where accreditation of prior learning is assessed and/or relevant work experience will be considered in place of formal qualifications to determine suitability for the course.
|Channel Islands||£6,000||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£6,000||Year 1|