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The FdSc Animal Rehabilitation with Business programme develops the in-depth scientific and analytical skills required by graduates to compete within the fast-growing industry of Animal Management professionals. It also offers modules covering the fundamentals of business management, in order to give students a well-rounded programme of study assessed in a structured yet vocational manner.

Starting September 2022!*


Entry Requirements

  • Year 1: 72 UCAS points. Level 3 Extended Diploma in a vocationally relevant subject or 3 A Levels (preferably 1 in a Science subject). Industry experience required.
  • Year 2: 120 Credits at Level 4/Year 1 in relevant subject. A bridging assignment may be required.


2 Years (Full-Time)

Start Date

September 2022


Brooksby Campus

Year 1 Modules**

  • Animal Science
  • Small Business Management
  • Research Skills
  • Animal Management and Welfare
  • Principles of Animal Health
  • Massage Therapy

Year 2 Modules**

  • Applied Anatomy and Physiology and Musculoskeletal System
  • Research Methods on Topical Issues
  • Evidence-based Rehabilitation and Therapy Plan
  • Muscle Function and Dysfunction
  • Small Business Enterprise
  • Locomotion and Biomechanics

**Modules subject to change


Students are able to progress onto a top-up course in Animal Management to complete their degree.


  • A wide range of animals to work with, including domestic and companion animals, reptiles, amphibians and aquatics, horses and farm livestock.
  • Industry-standard equipment, including an aqua treadmill and science laboratories.
  • On-site kennel and cattery units.
  • Opportunities to work with other course areas and take advantage of their facilities, such as Equine Performance Science and the Brooksby Equestrian Centre.
  • On-site accommodation, including free gym membership.
  • Situated on a beautiful, 850-acre estate in the heart of Leicestershire.


£7,500 per year

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