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BSc/BSc (Hons) Zoo Management (Top Up) UCAS Code: D303


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 reviews the recent advances associated with collections management as well as the role of zoo visitors in terms of visitor experiences, conservation education and their importance to sustaining a business. It also explores how species and habitats are conserved and the role collections play in conservation.


Modules of Study Include:

• Dissertation

• Business Leadership and Management
• Research Methods
• Sustainability in Animal Industries
• Conservation Genetics and Reintroduction Biology 
• Zoo Management 
• Enclosure Design and Stock Management 
• 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/4 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

Progression to Masters or professional body specific courses

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