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Starts: September
Duration: 1 or 2 years full-time
Available at: Crystal Palace, Enfield and Gunnersbury Park

If you have any questions about this course, please call us on 0303 003 1234 or email Anna Chaile.

Our Animal Management Level 3 courses can extend for up to two years of full-time study depending on which programme you follow. Each course has been designed to prepare you for a rewarding and professional career in the animal industry.

Whilst having a strong practical basis in animal husbandry, the courses also cover key theoretical elements of applied animal sciences.

You will:

  • develop your understanding of animal breeding and genetics
  • assess animal welfare and ethics
  • gain an in-depth understanding of animal biology
  • acquire practical animal husbandry skills
  • assess and understand animal behaviour
  • explore animal health and diseases
  • complete related work experience in the animal sector
  • undertake an investigative research project
  • gain an understanding of zoological animal health and husbandry
  • acquire practical skills in animal science
  • gain an understanding of animal metabolism and advanced animal nutrition
  • assess animal management in a retail environment
  • gain knowledge and skills in farm livestock husbandry
  • explore wildlife ecology and conservation management
  • complete relevant work experience

Entry requirements
You will need at least one of the following:

  • at least five GCSEs at grade 5 and above (A* to C)
  • overall Distinction in an Animal Care Diploma (Level 2) or equivalent
  • relevant prior learning or experience gained in an appropriate professional environment will be considered
  • independent study skills are needed to be successful at this level
  • you will be encouraged to attend our Summer School.

What next?
Successful completion of this course will enable you to progress to:

  • our animal management and zoology degree or another related higher education course subject to entry requirements
  • employment in a range of animal management and animal science careers.

Last updated: 02 Sept 2019