Animal Science (Top Up) - BSc (Hons) Higher Education

In Leamington Spa

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  • Typology

    Bachelor's degree

  • Location

    Leamington spa

  • Start

    Different dates available


Warwickshire College Group will help you develop an entrepreneurial mindset by instilling enterprising and innovative skills and behaviours, which will help you to become successful in an ever-competitive world.

We offer all of the above in a supportive, friendly, high-quality and technologically-driven environment. Our student success rates and A-level results are at an all-time high, with our students progressing onto a wide range of careers with globally recognised brands, and many students have also set up their own businesses and enterprise projects.




Leamington Spa (Warwickshire)
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Warwick New Road, CV325JE


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Course programme

Animal Science (Top Up) BSc (Hons) Location Start Date Day Time Fees Duration Moreton Morrell Sep-2016 Various TBA see below 1Year(s) What will I study?

This course is for students wishing to 'top-up' their current qualification to a full honours degree. Usually students will have studied an HND or Foundation Degree in Animal Welfare, Management or Science. This course builds on previous knowledge and skills and is ideal for those who wish to pursue a managerial role in the animal welfare or animal health sector.

This course is validated in partnership with Coventry University.

What modules are covered?

  • Dissertation (double module)
  • Contemporary Issues in Welfare and Behaviour
  • Veterinary Science for Animal Scientists
  • Advances in Animal Nutrition 
  • Ethics and the Animal Industry (optional module)
  • Wildlife Conservation (optional module)
  • What qualifications will I get?

    BSc (Hons) Animal Science

    How will I be assessed?

    Each module will have its own specific assessment profile with the usual balance being 50% coursework assignments and a 50% formal examination element.

    What is the entry process?

    Applications should be made through UCAS, using the institution code for Warwickshire College - W25 and the course code shown below.


    If you need any help or advice in making an application, call the College on 0300 45 600 45 .

    What are the entry requirements?

    Minimum qualifications: Level 5

    Normally applicants will be required to hold a Higher National Diploma or Foundation Degree in a related Animal Welfare or Science Programme with an overall Merit performance.

    What else do I need to know?

    Honours modules are designed to enable students to analyse critically both research and opinions, and synthesise the application of this within real world examples, in fields such as animal breeding, behaviour and nutrition.

    Fees and Bursaries

    For information on fees for these courses please contact us or go to our: HE fees and support information

    page on our website. Most students will pay nothing upfront for their course. For information on government loans and grants available for HE study, visit the Student Finance England website. Please note that applicants who already hold a higher education qualification may not be eligible for support and should enquire for further details.

    Warwickshire College Group offers various bursaries and scholarships, please see the HE fees and support information on our website or contact us for further information. Different fees apply to international students. If you think this might apply to you then please enquire at Student Services for more details.

    Further information
    Warwickshire College welcomes all students and will always aim to make reasonable adjustments to meet any specific needs or difficulties. In exceptional circumstances, the Learning Outcomes of some courses may mean that such adjustments are not possible and the college cannot guarantee that every requirement can be supported. Failure to disclose specific needs or difficulties to the college at an early stage in your application may delay the college in its ability to make reasonable adjustments or may prevent them altogether. Please discuss your individual circumstances with the admissions tutor as early as possible.What can I do after this course?

    This degree programme is an ideal entry route into animal welfare related careers such as research assistant, animal charities manager, senior pet shop or retail manager, animal health and nutrition consultant or animal welfare lecturer.

    Progression to post-graduate qualifications include MBA, MSc and teaching courses such as PGCE (Post Graduate Certificate in Education) and CertEd (Certificate in Education).

    Got a question about this course?

    Call: 0300 45 600 49 or email us nowUCAS code


    We make every effort to ensure that these course details are accurate. Warwickshire College reserves the right to make alterations. Fees may be indicative at the time of publishing.

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    Animal Science (Top Up) - BSc (Hons) Higher Education

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