The BSc (Hons) Animal Management (Zoo and Wildlife Conservation) - (Top-up) course offers students the opportunity to extend their FdA, HND or DipHE Level 5 qualification.
Our BSc (Hons) Animal Science (Zoo and Wildlife Conservation) (Top-Up) focuses more on the biological approach with courses on genetics, biotechnology and animal growth alongside core topics of behaviour, nutrition and health.
Writtle University College is an Educational Associate of BIAZA, the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums
|SEMESTER A||SEMESTER B|
|Applied Nutrition and Feeding
|Applied Behaviour and Animal Welfare
|Strategies and Issues in Animal Breeding
|Applied Health Management
|Applied Issues in Wildlife Conservation
|Developments in Zoo Management
Applicants should have a Level 5 qualification relevant to Animal Management (Zoo and Wildlife Conservation).
- Foundation Degree
- Higher National Diploma (HND)
- or Diploma of Higher Education (DipHE)
Learning & Teaching Methods
The following list shows the variety of learning and teaching methods experienced on this course.
- Animal handling practicals involving work with a wide range of domesticated and captive animal species
- Seminars and debates
- Inquiry-based learning
- Online quizzes, wikis and activities
- Laboratory practical classes including dissections
This course provides a mix of assessment methods including.
- Practical assessments with companion and zoo animals, farm livestock and horses
- Examinations - both multiple choice and essay questions
- Presentations - both individually and in small groups
- Essays and technical reports
- Assessed seminars
- Case studies
- Experimental work and laboratory reports
- Poster presentations
Join Dr Eleanor Drinkwater and Darren Veitch as they present a series of fascinating, animal packed episodes that culminate in an interactive and enlightening Subject Spotlight focussed on Animal Management & Science.