Access to Higher Education Diploma in Land-Based Studies - Animal
Duration: One year
What You Study
- Introduction to business
- Higher Education study skills
- Organisations, people and products
- Land-based skills
- Introduction to science
- Science of life
- Research project
- Specialist Animal Management modules covering animal science and welfare, management and behaviour.
You will need GCSEs in Maths, English and Science at grade 4 or above or equivalent qualifications, as well as relevant industry experience.
One year, usually three days per week in college.
Practical hours are covered on the animal unit and students are encouraged to take part in external work experience as supplimentary activities.
How You're Assessed
Students are assessed through a practical assessment, lab experiments and reports, assignments and presentations / professional discussion.
On completion of this course students can progress to a Foundation Degree in Animal Management and Behaviour.
Work in a wide range of exciting and diverse careers working with animals, including in zoos, animal sanctuaries, with charities and many more.
Lever arch file, dividers and hole punched lined paper, pencil case, pens and pencils. A laptop is desirable but not essential. USBs are not permitted. All work is stored using Microsoft OneDrive, free for Bishop Burton students.
Blue kennel coat, steel toe cap boots or shoes and laboratory coat.
Advanced Learner Loans are available to help students cover the Tuition Fees for this course. Visit our Further Education Financial Support page for more information.
Please note, if you are applying for your first level 3 course (including Access to Higher Education) and you are aged between 19 and 23, then your course is free, so you don’t need a loan!
How To Apply
Application is through our online application form.