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Animal Science (Zoo and Wildlife Conservation) Diploma of Higher Education

Writtle University College

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Diploma of Higher Education - DipHE

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

This biological science-based course combines both pure and applied sciences in the study of animals. Alongside practical animal management skills are topics relating to the underlying biological principles of biochemistry, genetics and animal growth alongside core subjects of behaviour and nutrition. This course is for those wishing to have a strong scientific understanding of animal biology and how it relates to animal health and disease, animal growth and their development. Option routes outlined below provide specialist teaching of pet behaviour and welfare, zoo and wildlife conservation, and farm livestock technology.If you are passionate about zoo animals and wildlife and are looking for a course to learn about the zoo industry and both UK and international wildlife management then this is the option for you. Complemented by the animal husbandry focus of the Animal Management programme or the bioscience teaching of conservation genetics and animal health in the Animal Science programme, this course particularly prepares students for employment in the range of zoo and wildlife roles including graduate zoo keeper roles, zoo nutrition, and zoo and wildlife education.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 12,450per year

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University information

Writtle University College

  • Campus address

    Writtle University College, Writtle, CM1 3RR, England

Strong international reputation in land-based and design courses.
Small and friendly institution where students will benefit from a personal approach to their learning.
Located close to major transport links and the city of London.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 20 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    119 79%

    15th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    40 40%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    12th

    2

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