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Sheffield College

Animal Management

UCAS Code: DN31

Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


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

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BTEC National Diploma in either Animal Management/Applied Science with Merit.

UCAS Tariff

48

48 UCAS points from A Levels or a BTEC National Diploma in either Animal Management/Applied Science with Merit.

About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2021

This one year course has been developed to enable the education and training for a range of careers in animal management and allied land-based industries. You will study a variety of topics that will form a strong grounding in the field of animal management, such as animal husbandry, health and welfare/animal nursing and animal behaviour.

The course provides opportunities for learners to concentrate on the development of higher-level skills in a land-based context and how their role and that of their business fits within the overall structure of the land-based industries, the national and international economy and the global overview.

This qualification equips individuals with knowledge, understanding and skills for successful employment in the animal management and allied industries. The course enables progression to an undergraduate degree or further professional qualifications in related areas. The course also provides opportunities for specialist study relevant to individual vocations and contexts.

Modules

Level 4

Core Modules
• Animal Health & Welfare (15 credits)
• Business and the Business Environment (15 credits)
• Managing a Successful Project (15 credits)

Specialist Modules
• Animal Behaviour (15 credits)
• Animal Husbandry (15 credits)
• Animal Anatomy and Physiology (15 credits)
• Animal Nutrition (15 credits)
• Ecological Principles (15 credits)

Assessment methods

Methods of assessment include; posters, leaflet making, essays, research tasks, PowerPoint presentations, open book exams and written exams, some practical work in work placement, role play.

Tuition fees

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England
£6,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,500
per year
Scotland
£6,500
per year
Wales
£6,500
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Hillsborough Campus

Department:

Animal Care

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