If you have an interest in animal biology and how we can apply scientific principles to make our interactions with animals more sustainable and welfare-friendly, then this is the course for you.
The aim of this course is to give you knowledge of animal science and how this can be applied in evidence-based management of animals under human care. This course will blend theoretical knowledge with a range of practical and laboratory-based skills. You will cover physiology, nutrition, genetics, animal behaviour, animal welfare, animal husbandry and management. In addition, the course will provide you with a global understanding of societies’ interactions with animals and an introduction to business management of relevance to working within animal-related industries.?
This course will offer you the opportunity to tailor your learning experience to suit your own interests through the choice of one of our four specialised themes:
As with other Harper Adams University degrees, a key feature of this course is a placement year where you will get an opportunity to work in industry, enabling you to put knowledge into practice, develop your network and discover your future ambitions. In your final year, you will build on this experience and conduct a specialist research project.
Institution code: H12
4 years (full-time) including a one-year work placement. A three year programme is available for applicants with at least two years, full-time relevant work experience.
Harper Adams University campus (and location of work placement)
96 - 104 UCAS points (from A2 exams only) for A level students. See below for details of entry requirements for other accepted qualifications.
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