Animal Management, FdSc


UCW Animal Management FdSc


This Foundation Degree will equip you with the scientific knowledge, understanding of animal biology and welfare, and business and research skills required to get ahead in the fields of animal management, science and husbandry.

This course was awarded an overall satisfaction score of 100% in the 2019 National Student Survey.

As a £1 billion industry with more than 13,000 businesses in the UK alone, there are so many employment opportunities in the sectors relating to animal management and science. This course has been designed to help students stand out to these employers by providing a broad base of knowledge and practical skills in key areas including animal biology, behaviour, welfare, health and nutrition.

You will learn the analytical and research skills required for further study, and you will also have to obtain and undertake a work placement with an organisation dealing with wildlife, pets or livestock. This approach of combining practical experience of handling animals with in-depth theoretical knowledge and work-based learning is what sets the FdSc in Animal Management at UCW apart.

  • Course length

    Full-time: 2 years (2 days a week)
    Part-time: 3 years (1.5 days a week)

  • Start date

    13th September 2021

  • Course codes

    Institution: W47
    Course: D302
    Campus: -

  • Tuition fees

    Full-time: £8,500 per year
    Part-time: £5,700 in year 1 and £5,650 per year in years 1 and 2

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