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HNC/HND in Animal Management (RHELS0001*)

Full Time

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Course Overview
The course provides students with a wealth of transferrable experience and employability skills either to take you straight into industry or onto Higher Education.

You will also build confidence both with academic standing and working practically within real animal industry scenarios. You will have access to work with over 60 animal species.

Former students have stated that they felt ready for the next step of their career and were fully supported to achieve to the best of their ability.

Modules Covered
Level 4
  • Health and Welfare
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Managing a Research Project
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Managing Animal Collections
  • Animal Nursing
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Business Environment
Level 5
  • Biological Principles
  • Research Project
  • Anthrozoology
  • Therapy and Rehabilitation 
  • Evolution and Adaptation
  • Advanced Patient Care
  • Breeding and Genetics

Why study with us?
At our Dinnington campus, we have access to a large and varied animal collection with over 250 animals. These include large and small exotic mammals, companion mammals, aquatics, amphibians, reptiles, invertebrates, farm livestock, horses and avian species.

Our lecturing staff have a wide range of expertise, having worked in a variety of animal-related industries and have many years of experience.

As part of the course, there will be an opportunity to take part in a short residential conservation programme in South Africa.

Entry requirements
  • A relevant Level 3 qualification
  • Five GCSEs grade C/4 or above including English, maths and science
  • Mature students will be evaluated on an individual basis

How to apply?
You can apply using our online application form and clicking the Next Step button at the top of the page.

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of these courses you could go into employment as an Animal Collection Manager, Animal Technician, Kennel Manager, working within animal welfare and rescue or become self-employed.

With further study, you can also pursue employment in veterinary nursing or marine biology.

Please Note
We make every effort to ensure information within our online course directory is accurate and a true representation of the courses we are offering in 2019 or 2020-21. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if necessary.