BTEC Level 5 HND In Animal Management - C5094

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Course Overview
The two year full time course is ideally suited to those who have a passion for working with animals and provides a good foundation for those wishing to pursue a career within the animal sector. It is a well balanced combination of theory and practical laboratory sessions. The course is delivered in a variety of ways including classroom work, research projects, practical work with animals, trips with associated practical work and an industrial placement. You will be expected to obtain an industrial placement whilst undertaking the course. Students are also required to complete extensive independent study. Assessment will be via a range of methods, both theoretical and practi…

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Course Overview
The two year full time course is ideally suited to those who have a passion for working with animals and provides a good foundation for those wishing to pursue a career within the animal sector. It is a well balanced combination of theory and practical laboratory sessions. The course is delivered in a variety of ways including classroom work, research projects, practical work with animals, trips with associated practical work and an industrial placement. You will be expected to obtain an industrial placement whilst undertaking the course. Students are also required to complete extensive independent study. Assessment will be via a range of methods, both theoretical and practical. Examples of unit studied include: Animal Husbandry Management; Anatomy and Physiology; Principles of Ecology; Animal Health and Welfare; Animal Behaviour; Animal Nutrition; Animal Adaptations.

Additional Information
Attendance at an information session is advised to enable candidates to make an informed decision regarding their application for this course.

Entry Requirements
Requirements are pre-defined by the College's admission criteria. In addition, applicants should possess a Level 3 qualification in a science related subject. Please note, the minimum tariff accepted for this course in the previous academic year was 200 UCAS points. Students must produce medical evidence of current tetanus vaccination prior to commencement of animal house work and work experience.

Where will this course take you
The course will provide you with the knowledge, skills and understanding that will support your career development in the animal industry or, if you choose, other career options. These include work as an educational officer, animal welfare inspector, pet nutritionist, zoo keeper, animal laboratory specialist, rehabilitation specialist, behavioural consultant, or work in kennels, catteries, pet insurance and vet services. Upon successful completion of the course you may be eligible to apply for entry to degree courses in related areas.

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