Animal Science and Animal Management
If you dream of working with animals then we can help to make those dreams turn into reality. Whether those dreams are working in zoos, animal welfare, conservation or behaviour, you will be studying at a place which focuses on practical learning with animals and take advantage of the huge range of animals we have on campus.
Why you should study Animal Science or Animal Management at WUC...
Our BSc (Hons) Animal Science received 100% overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2017.
Our BSc (Hons) Animal Management and BSc (Hons) Animal Science courses have degree recognition from the Royal Society of Biology.
Tailor your learning to an area of your own interest, such as conservation, zoo, companion or farm animals.
You will get access to over 250 species of animals on our campus, including reptiles, exotic mammals, horses and livestock.
Our facilities include a farm, canine therapy centre, equine and animal centre and scientific laboratories.
You will get specialist tours of zoos, farms and research centres, including the opportunity to visit Colchester Zoo and its Umphafa Nature Reserve in South Africa, The Aspinall Foundation, The Sanger Institute and The Animal Health Trust.
We are an educational member of the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums, an academic association member of the British Society of Animal Science and a member of the Universities Federation for Animal Welfare.
Our staff and students present at top national and international animal conferences, such as The British Society of Animal Science.
Our staff have produced innovative research, including Cow Tracking Behaviour using satellite sensors which has been featured on the BBC and The Guardian.
Our courses combine a sound academic base in science with a range of practical husbandry and management skills.