Animal Management - HND - Part Time - Year 1 Top Up

Delivery mode- Part Time – 3 years

  • The HND in Animal Management provides a specialist work-related programme of study that covers the key knowledge, understanding and practical skills required in the animal management sector and also offers specialist emphasis through the choice of specialist units.
  • A respected qualification in its own right.

How will I be assessed?

Assignment work throughout the programme which may be assessed through practical assessments, presentations and written assignments, graded a pass, merit or distinction.

It is recommended that students supplement their course with voluntary work experience to develop their own skills and experience to enhance employment opportunities.

What do I need?

  • 48 UCAS points
  • A BTEC Level 3 qualification in Animal Management or a similar discipline; or
  • An A Level profile preferably with a science focus; or
  • An Access to Higher Education Certificate preferably science-based

This profile should be supported by GCSE grades A* to C (or 4) in Maths and English Language.

Mature learners may present a more varied profile of achievement that is likely to include extensive work experience and/or achievement of a range of professional qualifications in their work sector.

Where can it take me?

  • University - Candidates completing a HND Diploma may progress to top up degree programmes and other professional qualifications upon completion if they so desire.
  • Recent graduates have gone on to work in organisations/companies including:
  • Dudley Zoo – Zoo Keeper
  • West Midlands Safari Park – Wildlife Keeper
    • Additional information

      Part time applications via the Halesowen College website

      students will need to provide their own overalls and wellington boots and there may be additional costs involved for trips.

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