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BSc/BSc (Hons) Animal Management and Science 2018 Entry UCAS Code: D302


A three year honours degree programme which includes skills and knowledge that can be applied to a wide range of areas within the animal management industries. On this programme there is an emphasis on animal science, health and conservation. Students on full time BSc programmes must complete a minimum of 10 weeks approved work experience to acquire a minimum of 30 placement credits.


Modules of Study Include:

Year 1
• Academic Skills
• Introduction to Business
• Anatomy and Physiology
• Animal Health
• Fundamentals of Evolutionary Ecology and Classification
• Animal Behaviour
• Introduction to Genetics and Biochemistry
• Practical Animal Husbandry

Year 2
• Applied Animal Health
• Microbiology and Parasitology
• Animal Nutrition
• Welfare, Legislation and Ethics
• Field and Laboratory Skills
• Epigenetics and Genetics

Elective Modules
• Incubation and Rearing
• Collections Husbandry
• Biodiversity and Restoration Ecology

Year 3
• Dissertation
• Biotechnology
• Population Genetics
• Recent Advances in Animal Management Science
• Research Methods

Elective Modules
• Behavioural Ecology
• Aquatics Ecosystem
• Enclosure Design and Stock Management
• Wildlife Biology
• Sustainability in Animal Industries

*Subject to revalidation

Entry Requirements

BSc/BSc (Hons)

84 UCAS points plus 5 GCSEs including English, Maths and Science at grade C or above.

Further Study

Previous students have gone on to complete MSc qualifications. Several students also go on to secure jobs as lecturers, or internships in zoos and a variety of animal collections nationally and internationally as well as in research laboratories.

Askham Bryan College,
Askham Bryan,
YO23 3FR
01904 772277