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What will I learn?

The Extended FdSc Management of Animal Collections with Conservation programme includes an introductory year with academic study modules plus a work experience element to help you develop strong vocational and general academic study skills alongside upskilling your current knowledge around animal collections and conservation.What you will learnThis introductory year will get you ready for level 4 study with in the animal sector and is ideal for career changers, applicants who are just getting started in the animal sector or if applicants do not meet the entry requirements for the FdSc programme.This programme is aimed at those wanting to work in conservation and animal collection management. The course will provide learners with underpinning knowledge of animal husbandry, welfare, behaviour, training and conservation. There will be an emphasis on the development of communication, academic writing and teamworking skills, and some practical skills such monitoring and evaluating behaviour, enclosure design and assessing animal welfare. Work placement forms an essential part of the course allowing on the job training and development of further skills to make students more employable.Making use of the on campus facilities, University Centre Askham Bryan has access to its own licensed and BIAZA accredited wildlife park and well equipped science centre with specialist laboratories. With these resources on site, students have access to a range of fully working and industry specific resources that you can have the ability to get involved with during your study.

Which department am I in?

School of Science

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,000.00 (US$ 17,190) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

September 2023


Askham Bryan York Campus

Askham Bryan,


YO23 3FR, England

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