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BSc/BSc (Hons) Animal Management (Top Up) UCAS Code: D300


A ‘top up route’ to a BSc honours degree or BSc ordinary degree, for those who already hold a Foundation Degree, HND or equivalent qualification. This programme has an emphasis on applying knowledge to real life situations, detailed study of animals in captive and natural environments combined with the business management skills needed to run successful animal enterprises.


Modules of Study Include:

• Dissertation 

• Business Leadership and Management 
• Research Methods 
• Sustainability in Animal Industries 
• Advanced Animal Health 
• Adaptive Physiology 
• Management of Domestic Species 
• Professional Development (Level 5) 
• Welfare Legislation and Ethics (Level 5) 

Entry Requirements

BSc (Hons) Top Up*
Merit or above in a Foundation Degree (FdSc) or an HND in an appropriate subject.

BSc (Ord) Top Up*
Pass or above in a Foundation Degree (FdSc) or an HND in an appropriate subject.

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

*Entry to these undergraduate programmes have an expectation of 5 GCSEs at C or above in English, Maths and Science. Applicants without formal qualifications can undertake an initial assessment process. Prospective students will be invited to an applicant day, some students may also be called for an interview.

Further Study

Previous students have gone on to complete MSc qualifications and then on towards PhD qualifications. Several students also go on to secure jobs or internships in zoos and a variety of animal collections up and down the country.

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