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Animal Science and Welfare (Health Care Management)

University Centre Myerscough

UCAS Code: D330 | Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

Entry requirements


A level

C,E

AS levels may be used to contribute to entry requirements but they are not sufficient for entry on their own.

Access to HE Diploma

D:0,M:0,P:45

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

MP

Alternative equivalent Level 3 qualifications such as City and Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma (720) will also be considered.

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

PPP

Alternative equivalent Level 3 qualifications such as City and Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma (1080) will also be considered.

Scottish Advanced Higher

C,D

Scottish Higher

C,C,D

UCAS Tariff

48

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subjects

Animal behaviour

Animal science

The course enables students to develop their knowledge and skills in relation to animal welfare with an emphasis on individual animal's health. The increasing public awareness of animal welfare is driving employment prospects and careers in this area.

Modules

Year 1 - Academic and Vocational Skills; Animal Anatomy and Physiology; Animal Health and Nutrition (1.5 module); Introduction to Animal Behaviour; Animal Health Care Management (1.5 module)
Year 2 - Applied Diagnostic Techniques; Research Methods; Industry Project; Animal Welfare and Legislation (double module); Animal Therapy and Pharmacology; Animal Sector Entrepreneurism

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£12,700
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Preston Campus

Department:

Animal Studies

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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.

50%
low
Animal behaviour
50%
low
Animal science

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Animal science

Teaching and learning

50%
Staff make the subject interesting
79%
Staff are good at explaining things
64%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
57%
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

21%
Library resources
86%
IT resources
46%
Course specific equipment and facilities
21%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

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

After graduation


We don't have more detailed stats to show you in relation to this subject area at this university but read about typical employment outcomes and prospects for graduates of this subject below.

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Agriculture, food and related studies

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£16k

£16k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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