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The Animal Management diploma develop the skills to care for, handle and manage a variety of animals which you will need for a career in the animal care or animal management industries or for degree level study.
This Animal Management course includes the skills needed to care for, handle and manage a variety of animals including an understanding of animal health, how the animal body works, their nutritional requirements and additional subjects such as behaviour and communication, health and husbandry, exotics, breeding and genetics and business management. You will also undertake an investigative project of your own.
There are lectures, talks from guest speakers, visits, practical sessions in the animal unit and work related experience. Your work is assessed continually throughout the course.
Further study: higher education qualifications such as degrees or Higher National Diplomas in related subjects (including animal management, animal science or veterinary nursing).
Careers: positions such as animal welfare officer, technician, zoo keeper, pet store assistant or kennel or cattery manager.
Students wishing to study the Animal Management diploma must meet the following entry requirements:
- evidence of previous study at GCSE level or equivalent is required,
- references and subject to interview.
Askham Bryan College
Askham Bryan College is one of the UK's foremost land-based colleges and provides education and training at all levels from introductory courses for school leavers right up to honours degrees. The college, previously Yorkshire Institute of Agriculture, was founded in 1948...
Location & accommodation
Askham Bryan College completed the development of its £5m student residential accommodation facility in the summer of 2007. The state of the art accommodation includes 189 brand new en-suite rooms. Priority for campus accomodation is given to foreign students and those living further than 20 miles from the college. Please contact the college directly for the latest accomodation fees. These...