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  • Qualification

    Higher National Diploma - HND

  • Location

    Oatridge

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

This full-time course is for anyone who would like to work in the animal care industry, or run a small business of their own.

Course overview

This HND Animal Care course will give you the knowledge and skills you need for supervisory or management roles in the animal care industry, or to set up a small business of your own.

Offering in-depth knowledge about the specialist care and welfare of a wide range of species, the course can take you directly into work, or act as a first step into other animal-related studies.

What you'll learn

This two year HND course covers a number of units to take an in-depth look into various animal species. You'll look at animals in society, including companion animals. You'll learn about behaviour, diagnostic techniques and drugs and medicines.

You'll also have opportunities for real-life work experience and learn how to get started in business, so when you graduate you'll have the confidence as well as the knowledge you need to start work.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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A level : DE

Preferably to include a science subject, Maths or English. If Science is not offered at A level, it is a requirement at GCSE level (A-C), or equivalent pass in English (for literacy) and in Maths (for numeracy). Minimum of 1 week of work experience in the industry.

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University information

SRUC Scotland's Rural College

  • Campus address

    SRUC Scotland's Rural College, SRUC Edinburgh, West Mains Road, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH9 3JG, Scotland

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