This is an ideal programme for graduates of an animal or conservation based foundation degree or HND wishing to further their study to gain a full honours degree. This course concentrates on aspects of animal psychology, wildlife conservation and habitat monitoring. In addition, you will also undertake research in an area of your interest. This qualification provides graduates with the potential for employment in a range of animal management and conservation professions and aims to develop management skills and knowledge, alongside research techniques and evaluative thinking.
What will I study?
Modules could include:
What makes this course special?The programme is delivered by experienced teaching staff with a wide range of industry experience at Bridgwater and Taunton College’s Cannington Campus. This qualification provides graduates with the potential for employment in a range of animal or countryside or conservation professions. It aims to develop management skills and knowledge, alongside research methods, practical techniques and evaluative thinking. In
Teaching and Assessment
The modules are either assessed via 100% coursework or a combination of coursework and formal examination.
Coursework could comprise of:
The course could help learners gain employment as a within an animal establishment, zoological collection, wildlife organisation or conservation body. In addition, upon successful completion of the BSc (Hons) Top-up, a Master’s Degree or PhD could be an option. Graduates could progress to
Graduates of previous animal management and conservation programmes have gained employment within a variety of zoological institutions, wildlife rehabilitation centres, local wildlife sanctuaries and conservation organisations. Additionally, some individuals have gained employment as research technicians or as lecturers in animal/conservation-based subjects.
A complete level 5 qualification with all modules at a pass or above e.g. FdSc or HND in a relevant topic.
5 GCSE’s including English language, mathematics and science to a minimum of Grade C (or 9 to 4) are required.
Are there any additional costs for the course?
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