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:
• 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
• Applied Animal Health
• Microbiology and Parasitology
• Animal Nutrition
• Welfare, Legislation and Ethics
• Field and Laboratory Skills
• Epigenetics and Genetics
• Academic Development
Plus one elective module
Incubation and Rearing
Biodiversity and Restoration Ecology
• Popular Genetics
• Recent Advances in Animal Management and Science
• Reserch Methods
Plus two elective modules
Aquatics Ecosystem Management
Enclosure Design and Stock Management
Sustainability in Animal Industries
84 UCAS points plus 5 GCSEs including English, Maths and Science at grade C/4 or above.
We welcome external applications with advanced standing and accreditation of prior learning (APEL) which will be discussed upon application.
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 and animal health advisory roles.