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Animal Conservation and Biodiversity FdSc

University of Greenwich

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    University Centre Hadlow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

This foundation course is aimed at anyone interested in animal welfare, including domestic or wild animal conservation.The aim of the course is to provide students with a high level vocational relevant qualification, which prepares them for a wide range of career opportunities; focusing on the theoretical and practical aspects of animal conservation and biodiversity.The course provides a high-quality broad training experience across animal conservation. This enables graduates to move into many career paths within the fields of both domestic and wild animal conservation.Degree structureThe programme consists of core and elective courses over the two years of study. In the first year all 8 courses are core, being 15 credits each. In the second year there are six core units and one elective. Year 1Students are required to study the following compulsory modules:Work Based Learning 1 (30)Concepts in Ecology (15)Wildlife Behaviour and Population Management (15)Field Surveying and Species Identification 1 (15)Habitat Management Practices 1 (15)Research Skills (15)Concepts in Conservation (15)Year 2Students are required to study the following compulsory modules:Conservation Technology (15)Data Analysis (15)Geographical Information Systems for Conservation (15)Field Surveying and Species Identification 2 (15)Work Based Learning 2 (30)Habitat Management Practices 2 (15)Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options:Global Biodiversity and Conservation IssuesEnvironmental Education and Interpretation

Application deadline

15 January

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 64

A-levels, preferably one in a science-based subject, or a Merit gained from a relevant level 3 vocational qualification such as an Extended Diploma. All applicants should have GCSE Grade C or above in English, Maths and Science and have spent two years studying at Level 3.Applications from mature students, without the standard entry requirements who have acquired relevant skills and experience are considered on a case by case basis.

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University information

University of Greenwich

  • University League Table

    90th

  • Campus address

    University of Greenwich, Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, Greenwich, SE10 9LS, England

The university has 4,863 International students from 102 countries studying in the UK.
The university works with 30 overseas partner organisations.
Greenwich Campus has one of the most beautiful settings in London.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    70th out of 103 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    102 45%

    90th

    49
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%

    69th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    36th

    57

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