BSc (Hons) Animal Science
- September 2022, Full Time
Students studying on our BSc (Hons) Animal Science degree will be offered the ability to gain insight into many of the disciplines associated with Animal Science, including health, husbandry, nutrition, and behaviour. In addition to this, students will be encouraged to develop their individual interests further through project-based research. This course will also provide a good knowledge base for students to continue into further study at master’s level.
UCAS Code D300
If you have any specific questions about this course, please contact Megan Page - Course Leader BSc (Hons) Animal Science, email: email@example.com
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64 UCAS Points
plus English, Maths and Science GCSE at grades 9-4 (A*-C)
Applicants over 21 years of age, who do not have relevant UCAS points, will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis but should demonstrate evidence of an appropriate qualification, experience in the field or a strong interest
AP(C/E)L & RPEL may be considered for non-standard entry.
For international applications Academic IELTS at level 6 (minimum 5.5 in all components) is required.
The range of assessment strategies will allow the students to be assessed both practically and theoretically and assist the students in their preparation into the working environment appropriate to Animal Care Industries.
Assessment takes the following forms:
- Academic Posters
- Literature Reviews
- Project work – including proposals, plans, presentations and reports
- Oral Presentations
- Reflective Journals
- Practical Assessments
- Laboratory reports
This course provides a good overall knowledge of the disciplines of animal science, so students can specialise further at master’s level study. This will be achieved by providing students with an educational framework in which they can develop their knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles of animal science in a context where skills development is encouraged and supported as an integral part of the academic experience. Students will be encouraged to learn independently and to pursue areas they find particularly interesting in an enquiry-based approach.
This programme aims to equip students with skills, knowledge, and confidence necessary to pursue graduate careers in the animal sciences or other areas requiring graduates with strong analytical, communication and enquiry skills.
£9,000 per year
Students are also requested to purchase a pale blue Easton College tabard, to be used when working in the Animal centre, from Birds of Dereham, see https://www.birdsofdereham.com/shop/category/animal-studies-510/
In addition to these costs, there are normally at least 3 optional trips available to students, with costs normally between £10-£40 each.