Students will have the opportunity to study Animal Management and Welfare (Domestics and Exotics), Veterinary Health and Nursing, and Wildlife Management and Ecology, with the opportunity to undertake work experience in the sector. All of these units provide you with an opportunity to better understand the sector, 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.
- 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)
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 Veterinary Health
- Human and Animal Interactions
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
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Students are able to progress onto the BSc Animal Management (Science and Welfare) Top-Up.
Enrichment and Employability
As part of your course you will have the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of previous students. Over the years, students have participated in industry-based trips to places such as London Zoo, National History Museum, Chester zoo ,Twycross Whipsnade, Tree for Life Conservation, international trips, and Dodson and Horrell. Students have also benefitted from guest talks from industry specialists.
The Animal Care Centre, Brooksby Campus
£7,500 per year
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