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Animal Studies Foundation Certificate

University Centre Myerscough

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Foundation Certificate - Fd cert

  • Location

    Preston Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1.5 Years

Course summary

About the course

The course is delivered at University Centre Myerscough and awarded by the University of Central Lancashire.

In order to complete this course, it is anticipated that the modules will be studied over a period of between 18 months and two years.

Many of the modules will be derived from those studies on the equivalent full-time degree programmes. The Foundation Certificate was developed to enable students to achieve a recognised qualification by selecting those modules relevant to their own personal interests or future career aspirations.

Learning Environment:

Learning activities on the course are in the main, via the online learning platform and these may involve live or recorded lectures and tutorials. This course also makes use of the on-site animal resources. During the study weekends there will be lectures with possible demonstrations from outside organisations and tutorials.

Students are expected to undertake extensive independent study and research to support lectures, seminars and assessments. Group work and group presentations form an important part of the course. Students will have access to specialist IT hardware and software, an on-line learning environment and reference facility.

Assessment:

Students will complete a variety of assessments including examinations and tests, practical assessments, essays, presentations, reports and group work.

Progression

On successful completion of the course providing the Research Methods option has been successfully completed, students may apply for the final year of the BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour and Welfare course.

Careers

What careers can you follow?

The course is designed with the intention that its graduates will be able to function effectively within the canine industry from a fundamental scientific base. Examples of possible careers include:

  • Rescue Centre work
  • Kennel Assistants
  • Animal Insurance Advisors
  • Animal Collections and Sanctuary work
  • Animal Technician

Tuition fees

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£ 1,250module

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : CE

AS levels may be used to contribute to entry requirements but they are not sufficient for entry on their own.

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University information

University Centre Myerscough

  • Campus address

    Myerscough College, St Michael's Road, Bilsborrow, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 0RY, England

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