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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Sutton Bonington Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Our animal science course focuses on the health and care of managed animals. We cover livestock, companion, zoo, and lab animals. As you progress through the course you can choose to specialise in different areas: - Bioveterinary Science - examine the science behind animal health and disease - Physiology and Biotechnology - study animal structure and function, including stem cell and developmental biology - Livestock Production - investigate the science of farm animal nutrition, productivity and fertility - Ecology and Conservation – focus on the science, management and welfare of zoo and captive animals Teaching is based at Sutton Bonington Campus, which has a 450 hectare farm. You'll gain practical animal handling experience and use our University Farm. The Centre for Dairy Science Innovation is also on-campus. These facilities offer the latest research technologies. This means that you'll learn from academics working on internationally renowned research. You'll develop your scientific knowledge and use our labs to apply this in practice. Field trips to the University Farm and Twycross Zoo help to put your learning into context through real life examples. Throughout your degree you can choose from a range of additional options. You can apply to do these when you get here: - Industry placement - you can add a year in industry between years two and three - Study abroad - options include Australia, Canada, or Europe - Computer Science year - use algorithms to analyse complex data and apply this to your course

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 25,000per year

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A level : BBB - ABB

biology A level is required. A pass is required in science practicals where taken.Citizenship studies, critical thinking, general studies and leisure studies not accepted.

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University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    24th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
In September every year, the university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 100 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    138 63%

    32nd

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    11th

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    74th

    16

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