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Animal Conservation Science (Top-up) BSc (Hons)



What will I learn?

About the course

The course is delivered at University Centre Myerscough and awarded by the University of Central Lancashire. The course provides students with an ideal opportunity to focus on the issues relating to animal conservation. This work is underpinned by current and emerging scientific research and the course will prepare students for a wide range of careers throughout the animal industry with a particular conservation focus.

The year includes the carrying out of a comprehensive industry related research project. The focus in the other modules is on applied research techniques and behavioural ecology.

Learning Environment:

Learning activities on the course are diverse, including lectures, seminars, tutorials, practical sessions and workshops.

Students are expected to undertake extensive independent study and research to support lectures, seminars and assessments. Group work and group presentations form an important part of the course. Students will have access to specialist IT hardware and software, an on-line learning environment and reference facility.


Students will complete a variety of assessments including examinations and tests, practical assessments, essays, presentations, reports and group work.


On successful completion of the course, students may apply for postgraduate study programmes such as MSc, M Phil, PhD or PGCE.

What careers can you follow?

Graduates will be in a position to apply for posts in the animal and related industries with examples of possible careers including:

  • Conservation organisation representatives/field workers
  • Welfare inspectors
  • Education and research officers
  • Postgraduate research and development
  • Local authority/Defra/HM customs animal welfare officers
  • Animal collections and sanctuary work

Which department am I in?

Animal Studies

Study options

Full Time (1 Year)

Tuition fees
£14,500.00 (US$ 18,013) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

September 2023


Preston Campus

Myerscough College,




PR3 0RY, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

3 A-levels at minimum C or above

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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