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Chichester College Group

Animal Management (Animal)

UCAS Code: 003D

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


A level

C,C

A typical offer will include; a biology/science discipline, applicants will be able to demonstrate their understanding of the Anatomy and Physiology of Animals.

Access to HE Diploma

M:30,P:15

A typical offer will include; a biology/science discipline, applicants will be able to demonstrate their understanding of the Anatomy and Physiology of Animals.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE at grades C or above are required in English Language and Mathematics

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

32

Students must have their primary subject related to this course

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MMM

A typical offer will include studies of the Animal Discipline and of the Anatomy & Physiology of Animals.

Scottish Higher

C,C,D,D,D,D

A typical offer will include; a biology/science discipline, applicants will be able to demonstrate their understanding of the Anatomy and Physiology of Animals.

UCAS Tariff

80-96

All students complete an Interview. A typical offer will include a biology/science discipline, applicants will be able to demonstrate their understanding of the Anatomy and Physiology of Animals.

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2021

Do you want to learn the latest animal management skills that employers are looking for now, while working on your personal development and setting yourself up to get a degree in the future?

The HND in Animal Management is a challenging course that aims to produce students who will quickly aspire to managerial positions within the animal management industry. If you are over the age of 18 and wishing to prepare for a career in the animal management and welfare sector or progress onto the final year of an honours degree then this course is for you.

The course comprises of 15 modules with typical modules including:

Year One
Animal health and welfare
Animal husbandry
Animal behaviour
Animal nutrition
Anatomy and physiology
Business environment

Year Two
Biological principles
Breeding and genetics
Evolution and adaptations
Wildlife conservation
Research project
Work experience

You will have the opportunity to work on the fully equipped animal centre and make use of the on-site laboratory facilities. You will be taught by nurturing and experts lecturers through a variety of assessment methods to include group and individual assignments, presentations, practical assessments and case studies. You will also have access to HE development session to build your skills and realise your potential.

Special features of this programme include:
Small group sizes ensure you get the support you need to succeed
Excellent practical opportunities with a variety of species in our animal centre
Learning the skills required to enter competitive areas such as zoo keeping or to specialise further on a related top up degree.

In the second year students have the opportunity to attend an overseas study trip, last year this was to Botswana to view game and learn about conservation. The options for top up include Animal Management, Animal Behaviour or Animal Welfare.

At the end of the course, you will have the opportunity to celebrate your achievement with a full graduation ceremony at Chichester Cathedral.

Modules

In your first year you will complete 8 units and achieve an Edexcel BTEC Level 4. Areas you will study will include Business Environment, Animal Husbandry Management, Animal Health & Welfare, Animal Nutrition, Animal Behaviour, Anatomy & Physiology and Animal Collections. During your second year you will complete a further 7 unit covering topics such as Work-based experience, Biological Principles, Ethics & Consultation, Anthrozoology, Evolutions & Adaptions and Wildlife Management.

Assessment methods

Assessment is completed predominantly through written work but this can take many forms such as projects, essays, posters and reports. Other assessment methods used on this course include presentations, in-class tests or practical examinations.
The method of assessment has been designed to encourage continuous written and verbal feedback throughout the course to ensure he highest grade attainable for each unit in conjunction with the highest quality education.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£6,500
per year
England
£6,500
per year
EU
£6,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,500
per year
Scotland
£6,500
per year
Wales
£6,500
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Brinsbury Campus

Department:

Animal and Veterinary Care

TEF rating:
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