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BSc/BSc (Hons) Animal Management and Science 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

Academic Development


Elective Modules

Incubation and Rearing

Collections Husbandry

Biodiversity and Restoration Ecology


Year 3



Population Genetics

Recent Advances in Animal Management and Science

Research Methods


Elective Modules

Behavioural Ecology

Aquatics Ecosystem Management

Enclosure Design and Stock Management

Wildlife Biology

Sustainability in Animal Industries

Entry Requirements

BSc/BSc (Hons)

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

We welcome external applications with advanced standing and accreditation of prior learning (APEL) which will be discussed upon application.

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