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Animal Management and Wildlife Conservation BSc (Hons)

University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College

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UCAS CODE: D303

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Cannington Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This course explores the interconnectedness between animals and their environment through theoretical and practical competencies, related to both research and industry settings.This is a broad-based course that investigates the diverse relationships between captive or wild animal situations in relation to a range of management and conservation strategies. Being able to develop ecosystems or environments that monitor biodiversity or enrich an animal's wellbeing is key knowledge that is examined at a national and international level to give a global perspectiveThe course is delivered by teaching staff with a wide range of industry and research experience at University Centre Somerset's Cannington campus. In addition, there are a range of facilities available to further support academic studies, such as an extensive animal collection and access to local environments such as the UK's largest wetland habitat, Steart Marshes (WWT), which is one of the UK's largest wetlands habitats.As part of your course, you will be required to undertake a minimum of 1590 hours' work experience in the first year in an industry-related business. In addition, a variety of optional visits to external organisations aid the development of existing skill sets.The course could help learners gain employment within an animal establishment, zoological collection, wildlife organisation or conservation body. In addition, upon completion of the BSc (Hons), a Masters Degree or PhD could be an option. Graduates could progress to an MSc in Animal Behaviour or Primate/Wildlife/Zoo Conservation or Countryside Management.

Application deadline

15 January

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 80

5 GCSE’s including English Language and Mathematics to a minimum of Grade C (or 4 to 9)Minimum 80 UCAS points at AS/A2 level (minimum 32 points at A2 or equivalent) or Minimum 80 UCAS points in a vocational diploma qualificatione.g.BTEC (QCF) MMP (Extended), DM (90 Credit Diploma) C&G Advanced Technical: M (1080), D (720), D* (540)or Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject area

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University information

University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College

  • Campus address

    Bridgwater and Taunton College, Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 4PZ, England

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