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BSc Hons Applied Animal Management

Bridgwater College

Bachelor Degree , Animal Management

Course Description

BSc (Hons) Applied Animal Management Who is the course for? This is an ideal opportunity for graduates of a Foundation Degree or BTEC HND programme wishing to further their study to gain a full degree. This qualification provides graduates with the potential for employment in a range of animal management professions. This course aims to develop management skills and knowledge along side research techniques and evaluative thinking. What will I study on the course? You will study four core units ? Animal psychology ? Applied animal welfare ? Applied aspects of animal business practice ? Dissertation (40 credit points) Plus one of the following two options ? Animal conservation and biodiversity ? Companion animal behaviour counselling The course is taught using practicals, visits, case studies and in-class lectures What makes this course special? ? Staff teaching on the course are well qualified to do so. All staff have at least BSc (Hons) and relevant industry experience ? The qualification has been designed in collaboration with the industry ensuring that you will develop the necessary skills and knowledge needed for employment ? You will have access to excellent resources and facilities including our Animal CareEquine centre and very well equipped laboratories ? We have a college centre at Paignton Zoo and you will have the opportunity to visit. How will I be assessed? Units are assessed using 100% coursework or a combination of 40% examinations and 60% coursework. Coursework elements include written reports, poster work and oral presentations. Units are delivered using various methods including lectures, seminars, workshops, presentations, group work, discussions and debates. Coursework assignments are set by subject lecturers during the course of the year to an overall assessment schedule, designed to spread the load of assessment work, attempt to avoid clashes and reduce concentrations of work at certain periods of the academic year. How long is the course? One year full-time with attendance for two days a week, in combination with self directed study and the need to occasionally attend outside regular timetabled sessions Will this course lead to a qualification? Yes. A BSc Honours degree in Applied Animal Management from Bournemouth University. Can this course lead directly to a job? Employment in a range of challenging and exciting opportunities including, animal welfare organisations and charities, animal collections, wildlife parks, or the companion animal sector. Research degrees including MSc andor PhD at an institution of your choice How much will it cost? The course fees are ?2,160 per year 200910. There is a material cost of ?114 and an optional residential visit ?150. All full-time students starting in 2009 can apply for a loan to cover their entire tuition fee and a means tested maintenance loan, of up to ?4,950 (less if you live at home) to help cover living costs. Students from low income families may be eligible for a non repayable Maintenance Grant of up to ?2,906. Applications for all loans and grants need to be made through Student Finance England. >or if you have any queries contact the Student Support team at the College. Students in extreme financial hardship may be eligible for further funding via the Access to Learning funds by applying direct to Bournemouth University.

BSc (Hons) Applied Animal Management Who is the course for? This is an ideal opportunity for graduates of a Foundation Degree or BTEC HND programme wishing to further their study to gain a full degree. This qualification provides graduates with the potential for employment in a range of animal management professions. This course aims to develop management skills and knowledge along side research...

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