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Animal Sciences Degree Courses

Interested in working with animals? Open your horizons with an Animal Sciences degree.

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From animal care or training to welfare or conservation, Riseholme College is a great place to start.

You're bound to be impressed by the variety of species you will work with at Riseholme, including invertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals.

We are proud of our constantly growing collection, from alpacas, chickens, goats, guinea pigs, hamsters, marmots, meerkats to rabbits and reptiles.

Learn with excellent facilities

With hi-tech labs, a BIAZA-registered Animal Management Centre with exotic and aquatic rooms, outdoor paddocks, a dog grooming salon and much more, our friendly campus is one of the best places to study Animal Sciences.

We’re also an agricultural college, so you’ll be able to work with our horses and livestock too!

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Selection of Animal Sciences degrees

From behaviour, health, management, welfare and bioveterinary science, you’ll be able to choose a degree programme which covers various key aspects of animal science.

You’ll be taught by expert lecturers, who have knowledge and connections from their work with veterinary practices, zoos, welfare organisations, overseas voluntary projects, research facilities and small holdings.

Flexible ways to study

Your degree programme will combine lectures and theoretical study, lab work, research, and hands-on practical work and, in most cases, you can choose to study either full or part-time.

Great field trips and strong industry connections

Your learning will be enriched through our Animal Management Academy, providing activities such as guest speakers and field trips. You’ll benefit from our fantastic industry connections and work placement opportunities.

So, if you’re passionate about working with animals and would like to make it your career, take a look at our degree courses.

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