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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    University Centre Hadlow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The BSc (Hons) Animal Management degree is geared towards those wishing to develop a broad range of knowledge and expertise relating to the range of disciplines which fall within the animal field. Therefore, this programme is an ideal choice for somebody wishing to pursue a career which requires multidisciplinary skills and knowledge of animal science.The BSc (Hons) Animal Management programme will:• Produce Honours Degree (BSc) graduates at honours level who are capable of employment in animal management and associated occupations or progressing to research and development roles• Develop students’ knowledge and understanding of animal management, current issues and best practice in the field, and the associated underpinning biological, technical and welfare concepts and key paradigms• Provide an intellectual challenge to students at this level and to develop students’ intellectual, practical and transferable key skills• In particular to stimulate an enquiring, analytical and creative approach to study, whilst encouraging independent judgement and critical self-awareness at this level• Work closely with industry to meet the regional (and wider) industry’s needs for BSc graduates with the required knowledge, understanding, practical capability and skills as well as transferable/key skillsThe programme is delivered by a team of dedicated and highly experience teaching staff who have a wide range of expertise within the animal science field. The programme is primarily delivered at Hadlow College, in a multi-million pound, state-of-the-art Animal Management Centre, as well as the surrounding estate of the college. The programme also provides numerous opportunities for external visits to zoological collections, animal-related businesses, and local wildlife reserves. Furthermore, students will have the opportunity to participate in study tours to a range of locations during their three years of study. The Durrell Institute at Jersey Zoo is the host for a 5 day trip in June each year and 2 weeks of field work have been carried out in South Africa for the past few years. In addition, field trips to a range of locations in Kent and nearby are undertaken to facilitate delivery of the more practical conservation-based courses.Degree StructureThe programme consists of core and elective courses over the three years of study. In the first year all 8 courses are core, being 15 credits each. In the second year there are seven core units and one elective. Again all courses in the second year are 15 credits. In the final year, students will study five core courses and one elective, all being 15 credits and a dissertation/honours project worth 30 credits.Year 1Evolution and TaxonomyAnatomy and Physiology Concepts in Animal WelfareConcepts in Animal BehaviourConcepts in Animal HusbandryConcepts in Conservation Industry Practices 1Research SkillsYear 2Breeding Management and GeneticsData AnalysisField Biology and Conservation ManagementAdvanced Animal Husbandry, Health and NutritionBusiness Planning and Project ManagementExotic Collection ManagementIndustry Practices 2Optional Modules:Problem Behaviour Management and TrainingGlobal Biodiversity and Conservation IssuesYear 3Honours Project for the Animal SciencesApplied Wildlife and Habitat ConservationPractical Animal NutritionAdvanced Animal BehaviourAnimal Welfare IssuesCurrent IssuesOptional Modules:Conservation and TourismBehavioural Ecology

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per year

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University information

University of Greenwich

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

The university has 2,523 International students from 168 countries studying in the UK.
The university works with 47 overseas partner organisations.
The university employs 145 international members of staff, equating to 8% of all staff.

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