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Animal Science (Top Up) BSc (Hons)

University of Bedfordshire

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UCAS CODE: D301

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Shuttleworth College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

A Top-up course for those who have taken a related Foundation Degree/HND. Get hands-on with a scientific approach to animal management focusing on welfare and the practicalities and legislation of keeping and managing animals. Study the internal functioning of animals; practical ways of detecting and diagnosing disease; the interaction of animals with their environment; field-based conservation and aspects of behaviour such as migration patterns. Our partner college and local zoos and safari parks give you great opportunities for practical research. This is a one-year (full-time) route to an Animal Science honours degree. Aimed at those who already possess a Foundation Degree, HND or equivalent in Animal Management or a related area, it can lead to careers in animal care, conservation and scientific research into animal health and nutrition. Learn from academics and industry professionals who are current practitioners or leading researchers, gaining insight into today’s best practice and science. Study using formal lectures, practical laboratory and IT laboratory sessions and supported independent-study as well as getting practical experience with a diverse range of companion, farm, exotic and equestrian animals. Develop your range of skills through a mixture of applied science, practical management and business content, working hands-on with animals in both technical and management roles, making you highly employable in a number of careers. Gain understanding of a scientific approach to the management of animals.Explore legal and ethical aspects to the animal industry. Benefit from access to Shuttleworth College’s excellent animal management facilities and collections, as well as contacts with local zoos and safari parks.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,900per year

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University information

University of Bedfordshire

  • University League Table

    130th

  • Campus address

    University of Bedfordshire, Park Square, Luton, Luton, LU1 3JU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    69th out of 100 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    100 45%

    83rd

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%

    60th

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    56th

    7

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