A blend of practical work experience, excellent facilities and optimised contact time ensures a high student success rate at BMC. Our tutors have an extensive professional knowledge and industry experience within the animal sector covering established fundamentals of the subject as well as current changes and future developments. You will experience excellent levels of contact and interaction with teaching staff and your fellow peers due to smaller class sizes and more personalised learning.
Our Foundation degree places an emphasis on the practical application of academic theory in a working environment. Through the use of specific case studies you’ll develop relevant, professional and vocational skills based on realistic scenarios. Our animal care unit also houses a wide range of animals which will enable you to develop practical skills further.
BMC has an outstanding level of employability in the animal management sector, graduate destinations include; zoos and wildlife parks, farm parks and rescue centres. Many graduates progress into teaching at a further education college and there are openings as a veterinary assistant or further veterinary related training. There is the opportunity to establish your own business in the animal care sector or even research and further study which might include an MSc or Phd.
At Brooksby Melton College we are committed to promoting the science of animal welfare and are part of the UFAW academic link scheme.
Position: HND Animal Management Programme Leaderlwojnarowicz@brooksbymelton.ac.uk
Tel: 01664 855 286
Position: BSc (Hons) Animal Management Programme Leaderhpalmer@brooksbymelton.ac.uk
Tel: 01664 855 224
Adam Bradwell – Adam graduated with BSc (Hons) in Zoology and PGCE Secondary Science
Kate Cox – Kate graduated with BSc (Hons) Equine Sports Science, a PGCE, and a PGDip Animal Manipulation. She is also a self employed McTimoney Animal Practitioner and has been treating horses and dogs since 2006.
Lydia Aumais – Lydia has a Bsc (Hons) Animal Science and has completed Dog Psychology and is an associate member of the Canine Behaviour Centre. She has industry experience with RSPCA, Twycross Zoo and Red Gate.
Vikkie Hudspeth – Vikkie graduated with BSc (Hons) Animal Science (Behavioural Studies) and holds NVQ II and NVQ III Veterinary Nursing as well as an MSc in Animal Nutrition and GradDipVN Graduate diploma in professional and clinical veterinary nursing.