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Part-Time BSc (Hons) ANIMAL CONSERVATION AND BIODIVERSITY

Hadlow College

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Concentrating on helping you understand both the theoretical and practical aspects of animal conservation and biodiversity, this qualification will prepare you for a wide variety of career opportunities within this important sector. You will examine in detail practical conservation management and complete a final year project on a biodiversity theme of your choice. At the end of the programme you will have gained a comprehensive grounding in the issues surrounding this subject and be able to effectively apply the principles learnt. UCAS Course Code: DC31 H BSc/ACB1 Entry Requirements 160 UCAS points: 2 A Levels at Grade C or above, or a National Diploma at PMM or equivalent in appropriate subjects. Additional Experience Life experiences are taken into account when considering applications. Location Hadlow Course Duration Full time: 3 years, 2 days per week. Part time: 4 years, 1 1/2 day per week. Course Content Year 1 Animal science Experimental design and analysis Principles and practices of animal husbandry Principles of management Principles of conservation Year 2 Practical conservation and management Breeding management and genetics Comparative anatomy adaptation and evolution Global biodiversity and conservation issues Exotic species management Animal health Year 3 Conservation grazing management Advanced monitoring and habitat assessment Behavioural ecology Animal/human conflict resolution Conservation and tourism Current issues Project Assessment Method Coursework (written assignments, projects and presentations) as well as examinations. Progression Routes Successful students may progress onto a related MSc or PhD programme, or into a wide range of management and research posts within the industry. Specialist Equipment Needed Protective clothing, footwear and wet weather clothing as well as overalls will be required.

Concentrating on helping you understand both the theoretical and practical aspects of animal conservation and biodiversity, this qualification will prepare you for a wide variety of career opportunities within this important sector. You will examine in detail practical conservation management and complete a final year project on a biodiversity theme of your choice. At the end of the programme you...

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