Developments in Zoo Management - (15 credits)

The modern zoo faces a range of challenges within a rapidly changing world in terms of animal welfare, sustainability, and ethical behaviour. An understanding of these growing needs is important to all who intend to work within the industry. This module will cover new and future approaches to zoo management regarding staffing, welfare, conservation, sustainability, legislation, research, education, and collaboration with external organisations. A global perspective will be taken, examining the relationship of zoos to animal welfare and conservation organisations around the world.