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The FdSc Animal Management (Science and Welfare) develops the in-depth scientific and analytical skills required by graduates to compete within the fast growing industry of professionals. Whilst providing an overall solid knowledge base, the course also offers the opportunity to focus and develop specialist fields of research and practice.

UCAS code: D329

UCAS code: D329

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Students will have the opportunity to study Animal Management and Welfare (Domestics and Exotics), Veterinary Health and nursing, Wildlife management and ecology with the opportunity to undertake work experience in the sector. All these units allow you an opportunity to understand the sector better, develop new skills and gain knowledge to ensure that you are able to progress within the profession.

The Animal Management sector is diverse and employment opportunities require students to be multi-skilled, independent thinkers and problem solvers.

Entry Requirements

  • Year 1: 72 UCAS points. Vocational Relevant Level 3 or 3 A levels (1 x Science preferred)
  • Year 2: 120 Credits at Level 4 in relevant subject + bridging assignment (maybe required)


2 years

Start Date

September 2017

Year 1 Modules

  • Animal Management and Welfare (Domestics and Exotics)
  • Animal Science
  • Animal Behaviour and Comparative Psychology
  • Zoological Research Methods
  • Natural History, Evolution and Domestication
  • Principles of Animal Health
  • Human and Animal Interaction

Year 2 Modules

  • Animal Nutrition and Biochemistry
  • Principles of Veterinary Nursing
  • Wildlife Management and Ecology
  • Industry Experience
  • Animal Learning and Training
  • Animal Law and Ethics
  • Mammalian Breeding and Genetics


Students are able to progress to BSc Top Up.

Enrichment and Employability

As part of your course you will have the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of previous students who took part in the following activities: Over the years students have participated in industry based trips such as London Zoo, National History Museum, Chester zoo ,Twycross Whipsnade, Tree for Life Conservation, international trips, Dodson and Horrell, as well as guest speaker and industry specialist.


The Animal Care Centre, Brooksby Campus


£7,500 per year

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