Course: Access to Higher Education Diploma in Land-Based Studies - Animal

Department: Animal Management

Type: 19+

Duration: One year

The Course

Access to Higher Education courses are designed to prepare students aged 19+ for a Foundation Degree programme. This course is for students with a passion for working with animals and develops the practical skills and knowledge needed to progress into higher education.

It allows students to select specialist modules based on their individual passion.

What You Study

  • Introduction to business
  • Higher Education study skills
  • Organisations, people and products
  • Land-based skills
  • Introduction to science
  • Science of life
  • Bioscience
  • Chemistry
  • Research project
  • Specialist Animal Management modules covering animal science and welfare, management and behaviour.

How To Apply

Application is through our online application form.

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Entry Requirements

You will need GCSEs in Maths, English and Science at grade 4 or above or equivalent qualifications, as well as relevant industry experience.

Summer Hurdley

BTEC Level 3 in Animal Management (Behaviour and Welfare)

Summer had always wanted to work with animals, but didn’t know in what capacity.

Now, having spent time studying Animal Management at Riseholme College, she is determined to one day run her own zoo to help educate others about exotic wildlife.

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