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Animal Science

UCAS Code: D3D3

Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

Entry requirements


64 UCAS points normally in science based subjects

64 UCAS points normally in science based subjects

64 UCAS points normally in science based subjects

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64

About this course


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Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

Other options

4.0 years | Part-time | 2020

Enhance your understanding of the internal workings of many fascinating animal species. Animal science focuses on the scientific disciplines that underpin the management of captive, productive and companion animals. This will include but not be limited to animal health, biology, behaviour, nutrition and anatomy.

PROGRAMME MODULES
Year 1: (30 credits each)
? Animal Health, Welfare and Nutrition
? Principles of Animal Science
? Animal Behaviour
? Professional Development in the Work Environment

Year 2:
? Advanced Animal Nutrition
? Comparative Anatomy and Physiology
? Research Methods
? Professional Development in the Work Environment 2

CAREERS
You could work within animal science related industries such as animal nutrition and technology, field research, animal health, wildlife biology, or in veterinary and research laboratories.

Modules

Year 1: animal health, welfare and nutrition (30 credits), principles of animal science (30 credits), professional development in the work environment 1 (30 credits) and animal behaviour (30 credits). Total 120 credits.

Year 2: professional development in the work environment 2 (30 credits); research methods (30 credits); advanced animal nutrition (30 credits); comparative anatomy and physiology (30 credits). Total 120 credits.

Assessment methods

You will be assessed through coursework in the form of written and practical assignments, essays, project work, practical skills tests, oral presentations and written examinations. Most modules will have 2-3 assessments.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£8,000
per year
England
£8,000
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EU
£8,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,000
per year
Scotland
£8,000
per year
Wales
£8,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Merrist Wood College

Department:

Higher Education

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