Animal Studies

  • HNC

  • 2 years part-time

     Fees

     £2,040 (Year 1, 2020/21)         Please click here for the latest fees and funding information

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This course develops the academic base of vocational skills and provides higher education training for those seeking a career change or development within the animal studies industry.

You will gain a sound scientific background as part of the course, along with specialised vocational module delivery.

Modules include:

  • Animal husbandry
  • Principles of animal behaviour
  • Principles of animal biology
  • Small animal nutrition
  • Academic and vocational skills
  • Animal health and disease

You will be assessed through a variety of methods such as practical portfolios, exams, assignments, presentations, reports and case studies.

  • 48 UCAS points (2017 tariff) [2 D’s at A level]

Mature applicants lacking formal entry requirements but with relevant and/or industrial experience will also be considered.

On successful completion of the HNC, you can top up your qualification by progressing to the HND or go on to work in the industry.

You will gain a sound scientific background as part of the course, along with specialised vocational module delivery.

Modules include:

  • Animal husbandry
  • Principles of animal behaviour
  • Principles of animal biology
  • Small animal nutrition
  • Academic and vocational skills
  • Animal health and disease

You will be assessed through a variety of methods such as practical portfolios, exams, assignments, presentations, reports and case studies.

  • 48 UCAS points (2017 tariff) [2 D’s at A level]

Mature applicants lacking formal entry requirements but with relevant and/or industrial experience will also be considered.

On successful completion of the HNC, you can top up your qualification by progressing to the HND or go on to work in the industry.

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