Foundation Degree in Animal Welfare and Management

In Skipton

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Foundation degree

  • Location

    Skipton

  • Duration

    2 Years

Description

Validated by York St John University. This two year full-time or three year part-time programme is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of animal management to equip them with the necessary knowledge to assess the welfare needs of animals, enable them to acquire practical animal management skills and devise appropriate management strategies pertinent to the animal.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Skipton (North Yorkshire)
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High Street, BD23 1JY

Starts

On request

To take into account

Satisfactory reference plus one of the following: 100 UCAS points; from A Levels or equivalent e.g. BTEC National in Animal Management In addition to the above, GCSEs English Language and Mathematics (grade C or above) or equivalent Students with relevant HNCs may be able to transfer credit in certain modules onto the Foundation Degree. Students without the necessary qualifications but with...

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Course programme


Foundation Degree in Animal Welfare and Management
Course Level
Level 5

Course Description
Validated by York St John University.
This two year full-time or three year part-time programme is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of animal management to equip them with the necessary knowledge to assess the welfare needs of animals, enable them to acquire practical animal management skills and devise appropriate management strategies pertinent to the animal sector. It focuses on the health and welfare aspects of animal management plus employment in the ancillary industries.

Awarding Body
Course Content
Core Modules:
Animal Husbandry Management
Animal Health and Welfare
Animal Science
Introduction to the Management of Animal Collections
Business Management
Animal Nutrition
Animals in Human Society
Personal Professional Development
Work Based Learning
Elective Modules:
Animal Behaviour
Animal Reproduction, Breeding and Genetics

Additional Qualifications This may include NPTC Safe Use of Veterinary Medicines or other relevant qualifications deemed suitable by your work provider.

Career Progression
BSc (Hons) Animal Management
BSc Applied Animal Behaviour and Training
BSc Applied Animal Science
Employment opportunities in animal charities, welfare organisations, care of endangered species, animal farm park management, zoological organisations, wildlife parks, livestock production, the retail animal trade, police or army work and animal training or behaviour.

Campus Work Experience
Work related learning is an important part of this course. You will negotiate work experience or a placement with your tutor.

Assessment
The assessment programme includes written course work, practical assessment, presentations, learning diary/reflective logs, and case studies.

Attendance Course Length and Study Pattern
A two year full-time or three year part-time programme


Entry Requirement

Satisfactory reference plus one of the following:
100 UCAS points; from A Levels or equivalent e.g. BTEC National in Animal Management
In addition to the above, GCSEs English Language and Mathematics (grade C or above) or equivalent
Students with relevant HNCs may be able to transfer credit in certain modules onto the Foundation Degree.
Students without the necessary qualifications but with relevant work experience are encouraged to apply.

Foundation Degree in Animal Welfare and Management

Price on request