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Foundation Degree FdSc in Zoo Resource Management Part time

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Foundation Degree (FdSc) in Zoo Resource Management (Part-time) This two year, part-time, block release course supersedes the HNC in Zoo Resource Management. It offers a balanced programme of modules relating to the management of animal collections. The taught programme is delivered over two years with the third year being available as a possible extension. First year modules include introductory science, anatomy and physiology, reproduction biology, nutrition, behaviour and welfare. Second year modules include an applied industrial research project, conservation and education, breeding programme management and business planning and finance. Course features include: Work-based development units in both years Workshops and laboratory practicals Visits to zoological collections and visiting speakers Assessment based around assignment work for each module in both years Entry Requirements: Applicants should be at least 18 years old with preferably a City & Guilds Advanced National Certificate in Management of Zoo Animals or equivalent and regular employment in the zoo community or associated occupational area. Progression: Option to progress onto the final year of our (Honours) degree programmes in Animal Management or Applied Animal Behaviour. Flexible Options: This course is delivered through fortnightly blocks, two blocks per year. Pre-course interview: Yes Block 1: 2-13 Nov 09 Block 2: 22 Feb-5 Mar 10 Course fee: ?2,150.00 Annual part-time (full-cost) HE tuition applies. Course Facts at a glance: Course Code: FDSCZOORMF12 Duration: 2 Years Tutor: J. Ostler , DPhil, BSc (Hons), Cert. Ed. S. Nash , BSc (Hons), PGCE, Dip ZooAnMan Qualification: Validation by the University of Portsmouth Student Profile: Lynn Whitnall Read Full Profile

Foundation Degree (FdSc) in Zoo Resource Management (Part-time) This two year, part-time, block release course supersedes the HNC in Zoo Resource Management. It offers a balanced programme of modules relating to the management of animal collections. The taught programme is delivered over two years with the third year being available as a possible extension. First year modules include introductory...

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