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Applied Animal Behaviour, Welfare and Conservation FdSc

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

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UCAS CODE: D300

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    Northop

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

Are you passionate about animals? Whether you have been a budding zoologist from a young age or have recently discovered a natural curiosity for the animal kingdom – there has never been a better time to explore your dream career.The animal care industry is now worth £1 billion to the UK economy with 13,000 businesses and numerous animal charities, zoos, conservation organisations, wildlife parks and animal visitor attractions too.Our course has been designed to cover areas of national and international interest and debate relating to animal behaviour, ethics and welfare - studying the topics of zoological science, animal husbandry, animal learning and training, and survey skills for conservation.Work placements are a key part of the course and help you develop practical skills and give you the opportunity to demonstrate the knowledge and skills you have gained. Using the facilities based at our Northop Campus and undertaking visits to zoos, animal rescues, and conservation organisations also helps you gain those all-important practical skills from handling skills and husbandry practices through to training and behaviour techniques.You can also choose to study this course with a foundation year over three years FdSc Animal Studies (three years including foundation year) UCAS code: 85D4Following completion of the Foundation course, you may choose to study the top-up degree BSc Animal Studies

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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11,750per year

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University information

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

  • University League Table

    126th

  • Campus address

    Glyndwr University, Wrexham, Plas Coch, Mold Road, Wrexham, Wrexham, LL11 2AW, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 20 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    93 62%

    18th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    26 26%

    17th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.86 97%

    1st

    1

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