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Applied Animal Health and Welfare FdSc

University Centre Bishop Burton

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UCAS CODE: AAHW

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    Bishop Burton

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

THE COURSE

This vocational programme develops a range of practical and knowledge-based skills related to animal health and welfare. Compulsory work experience develops practical experience in the workplace.

There is a strong emphasis on applying theoretical knowledge to practical situations using our excellent laboratory and animal facilities.

The programme content specifically designed to be appropriate to the needs of the animal health and welfare industry. It includes business and employment elements to improve transferable skills and enable students to set up their own business or take on supervisory roles.

This programme is subject to validation.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Work experience is an integral part of the programme. Students will gain placements working with laboratory and/or animal welfare-based industries. A total of 152 hours is required in a related part of the industry over the two years of the course.

CAREER

Gradautes may pursue roles such as / in the following industries: Welfare / animal health inspector (e.g. DEFRA, RSPCA), laboratory animal technician, welfare scientist, environmental enrichment co-ordinator, agriculture consultant, laboratory scientist, animal rescue and rehabilitation, reproduction technologist, management positions, animal welfare societies.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 12,782per year

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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Applicants will have a minimum of 80 UCAS points, which may be from qualifications such as A-Levels, BTEC Level 3 Extended Diplomas, Access to HE Diplomas, and City and Guilds Advanced Technical Diplomas amongst others.

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University information

University Centre Bishop Burton

  • Campus address

    Bishop Burton College, Bishop Burton, Beverley, East Riding Of Yorkshire, HU17 8QG, England

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