Access to HE Diploma (Land-Based Studies) – Animal Science and Welfare Pathway

Course overview

This course is designed to provide you with the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to access a degree.

Completion of this course will prepare you to study a degree in animal science, animal welfare, animal behaviour zoology, animal management or any other animal-related subject.

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You will learn

  • HE study and presentation skills
  • Business skills
  • Land-based skills
  • Bioscience and biochemistry
  • How to carry out a land-based industry research project
  • Animal science and welfare
  • Animal management and behaviour

Access to HE Diploma (Land-based Studies) – Cambridge Access Validating Agency (The) Reference: 40009701

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You must be 19+ years old with GCSEs at Grade 3 or above in English and Maths.

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). You will also be able to find employment in a range of animal management and science careers.

If you are aged 16 to 18 years old at the start of your course, there are no course fees to pay. If you are aged 19 or over you will need to pay the course fees yourself, or apply for an Advanced Learner Loan (ALL). More information can be found on our Fees and Funding page.

Isabella’s story

Isabella began with the Technical Diploma in Animal Management and Welfare (Level 2), then pursued the Animal Management Diploma and Extended Diploma (Level 3). Isabella’s story