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Animal Management HNC

Course Overview

The HNC in Animal Management prepares students for supervisory level jobs within the animal care sector, by developing essential knowledge and practical skills. This HNC course is also well suited for those who currently work in the industry and would like to further develop their skills, knowledge and understanding to enable them to progress within the sector. Modules of study include animal husbandry, animal health and welfare, business environment and a research project. Teaching occurs both in the classroom and in the state of the art animal care centre and through planned fieldwork and trips.

What topics are covered?

Modules of study include animal husbandry, animal health and welfare, business environment and a research project.

Who is the course aimed at?

This challenging course provides a good foundation for those students who have a real passion for working with animals, aiming to prepare participants for employment at supervisory level jobs within the industry. The qualification prepares you for employment allowing for the expansion of knowledge, understanding and practical skills essential for success in working life. This course is also well suited for those who currently work in the industry and would like to further develop their skills, knowledge and understanding to enable them to progress within the sector.

What are the entry requirements?

To join the course you will need:

  • Level 3 Animal Care qualification
  • 3 C’s of an A Level profile (preferably including Biology)
  • To be employed in the industry with relevant experience

Mature students will be considered on an individual basis.

What qualifications will I gain?

Level 4 HNC in Animal Management

Who is the awarding body?

Pearson

Who will be my tutor?

Sadie Potts

How will I learn?

Teaching occurs both in the classroom and in the newly refurbished animal care centre and through planned fieldwork and trips.

How will I be assessed?

Work and progress is assessed by a range of methods, which may include assignments, projects, case studies and practical exercises. Employers may also be involved with project work and other assessments to help ensure that course content is up to date and relevant. Units are graded pass, merit or distinction and you must achieve at least a pass grade in all units to be eligible for the award.

What can I do after this course?

If you successfully achieve the HNC qualification, you will have the opportunity to progress onto a variety of Animal Management based Degree programmes depending on overall and specific unit grades. There are numerous employment opportunities in Animal Management, both in full-time employment and via freelance opportunities. During your second year of the course, these options will be explored. There are units of study within the courses that will significantly develop and enhance your employability skills.

How much does this course cost?

This HNC in Animal Management costs £2700.

Are there any additional costs?

There will be additional costs for trips, printing, overalls and boots.

What funding is available?

You can apply for a loan to cover your tuition fees and a maintenance grant/loan for living expenses. To check if you are eligible for funding, please go to the Funding for HE Students page.

Which department is this course in?

Department of Hospitality, Spa Industries and Landbased

Where will I need to go on my first day?

On your first day, please report to the Reception in the Cam Building at Somer Valley Campus.

What do I need to bring?

Pen, paper, overalls with college logo and steel toe capped boots (overalls available for purchase from the college).

What else do I need to know?

To avoid disappointment, please make sure you apply for your chosen course early. Decisions regarding running or cancelling a course are made one week prior to the start of the course. If a course is cancelled, you will be informed and your course fees refunded in full. Please see Terms and Conditions of Enrolment.

The course will not run on bank holidays or during half term. Please check here for term dates.

Where can I find out more information?

For advice or more details please telephone 01225 312191 or email info@bathcollege.ac.uk. You may also visit our Student Advice Centre.

How do I apply?

You can make a direct application for this course by clicking the ‘Apply’ button above. Alternatively, you can apply via the UCAS website.

 

Course Code: 4T5C
Institute Code: B21

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