Animal Science (Top Up) BSc (Hons)

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About the course

Get hands-on with a scientific approach to animal management focusing on welfare and the practicalities and legislation of keeping and managing animals.

Study the internal functioning of animals; practical ways of detecting and diagnosing disease; the interaction of animals with their environment; field-based conservation and aspects of behaviour such as migration patterns.

Our partner college and local zoos and safari parks give you great opportunities for practical research.

This is a one-year (full-time) or two year (part-time) route to an Animal Science honours degree.

Aimed at those who already possess a Foundation Degree, HND or equivalent in Animal Management or a related area, it can lead to careers in animal care, conservation and scientific research into animal health and nutrition.



Animal Science (Top Up) - BSc (Hons) - University Square Campus, Luton

  • Apply Via - UCAS
  • Course level - Undergraduate
  • UCAS Code - D301
  • Campus Location - University Square Campus, Luton
  • Start dates - Oct
  • Duration - 1 Years
  • Attendance - Full time | Part-time day
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Entry requirements

This course is for applicants with a related Foundation Degree or Higher Education qualification wishing to top up to the full BA/BSc degree.

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Fees and Funding

  • The full-time standard undergraduate tuition fee for the Academic Year 2018/19 is £9,250 per year. You can apply for a loan from the Government to help pay for your tuition fees. You can also apply for a maintenance loan from the Government to help cover your living costs.

    See www.gov.uk/student-finance

    The University of Bedfordshire offers a number of scholarships and bursaries to help you finance your studies.

    See www.beds.ac.uk/scholarships

    The University reserves the right to increase tuition fees by no more than inflation.

  • Alternatively if you have any questions around fees and funding, please email admission@beds.ac.uk

  • The full-time standard undergraduate tuition fee for the Academic Year 2018/19 is £9,250 per year. You can apply for a loan from the Government to help pay for your tuition fees.

    See www.gov.uk/student-finance

    The University of Bedfordshire offers a number of scholarships and bursaries to help you finance your studies.

    See www.beds.ac.uk/scholarships

    The University reserves the right to increase tuition fees by no more than inflation.

  • Alternatively if you have any questions around fees and funding, please email admission@beds.ac.uk

  • The full-time standard undergraduate tuition fee for the academic year 2018/19 is £11,500 per year. A prompt payment discount is available if you pay the full Year 1 fee before or at registration. There are also special scholarships available.

    See www.beds.ac.uk/intfees

    The University reserves the right to increase tuition fees by no more than inflation.

  • Alternatively if you have any questions around fees and funding, please email admission@beds.ac.uk

Extra costs for this course

You will study one unit, Management of Animal Collections, at Shuttleworth College, SG18 9DX, where there is a large collection of farm and exotic animals. Therefore you must be able to travel to the Shuttleworth campus one day a week.

Students wishing to use the animal collection to gather data for their research project may need to travel to Shuttleworth more frequently.

Facilities

How to Apply

  • Application for most full-time undergraduate and foundation courses is via the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS).

    We expect to receive UCAS applications between 1 September and 15 January for courses starting in the following academic year, but may consider applications received after this date should places be available.

    Please contact admission@beds.ac.uk for further details.

    All UK schools and colleges are registered with UCAS to manage their students' applications. Advice on how to submit your UCAS application is available from your school or college.

    If you are not at school or college (including mature students) you should apply independently via UCAS

  • EU students applying for a full-time undergraduate degree at the University of Bedfordshire should apply via UCAS or direct using our admissions form

  • International students applying for a full-time undergraduate degree at the University of Bedfordshire should apply direct using our admissions form or via our representatives in your home country

    You can also apply online

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