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Management of Animal Collections and Conservation

University Centre Askham Bryan

UCAS Code: D328 | Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

Entry requirements


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48

UCAS Tariff 48 points A Level C E AS levels may be used to contribute to entry requirements but they are not sufficient for entry on their own. Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) M P City & Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma (1080) (first awarded in 2019) PPP City & Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma (720) (first awarded in 2019) MP Access to HE Diploma D: 0 credits M: 0 credits P: 45 credits Scottish Higher CCD International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme H4 H4 Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) D D

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Animal management

This programme covers the skills and knowledge that can be applied to a range of animal management industries, particularly in the areas of substantial and varied animal collections. A focus on the key aspect of species conservation, within a captive setting, promoting natural environments and behaviours to support conservation efforts. This programme requires students to undertake 300 hours of work placement, 150 of which will be undertaken in the colleges licenced and BIAZA accredited wildlife and conservation park in the first year.

Modules

Year 1 (Level 4) Core Modules include
• Personal and Professional Development
• Animal Anatomy and Physiology,
• Introduction to Business,
• Interpretive Enclosure Design
• Practical Animal Health and Husbandry.
Elective modules, students would elect one of the following,
• Ecological Conservation Skills
• Animal Behaviour.
Year 2 (Level 5) Core Modules include
• Skills for Research,
• Collections Management
• Collections Husbandry
• Introduction to Conservation Genetics.
Elective modules, students would elect two of the following,
• Incubation and Rearing,
• Training and learning theory
• Conservation Education.

Assessment methods

Assessments may include; Course work, Examinations, online assessment, presentations, Viva-voce and practical assessments.

Tuition fees

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England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Askham Bryan York Campus

Department:

School of Science

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

90%
high
Animal management

How do students rate their degree experience?

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Teaching and learning

90%
Staff make the subject interesting
100%
Staff are good at explaining things
86%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
81%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

90%
Library resources
90%
IT resources
76%
Course specific equipment and facilities
76%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

After graduation


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