FdSc Wildlife and Conservation

Activate Learning
Course summary
Professional Training
1 year
8,000 GBP excl. VAT
Full time
Course Dates
8,000 GBP

Course description

FdSc Wildlife and Conservation

Investigate the importance of conservation and current issues, supported by the study of a wide range of species in our Animal Management Centre.

Suitability - Who should attend?

The minimum entry qualifications for the program are:

From A levels: 64 UCAS points normally in science based subjects

BTEC: 64 UCAS points normally in science based subjects

Access Diploma: Pass

Plus:?English and maths GCSE Grade C/4 and it is advantageous to have a science (biology) or psychology.

A minimum IELTS score of 6, TOEFL equivalent is required for those for whom English is not their first language.

These entry requirements are subject to change.

Training Course Content

Year 1: Professional development in the work environment 1 (30 credits), animal breeding programs and husbandry (30 credits), animal health, welfare and nutrition (30 credits), ecology (30 credits). Total 120 credits.

Year 2: Professional development in the work environment 2 (30 credits); research methods (30 credits); global biodiversity and conservation issues (30 credits); practical wildlife conservation (30 credits). Total 120 credits.

Course delivery details

A range of theory, practical and work placements.

Continuing Studies

Progress on to a one-year Top-up Wildlife & Conservation BSc (Hons) degree at Merrist Wood College.

Progress into employment as:

  • Countryside ranger
  • Wildlife reserve manager
  • Ecological surveyor
  • Conservation / biodiversity officer
  • Farming and wildlife advisor
  • Environmental education officer

About provider

Activate Learning

Activate Learning is a forward-thinking education group that aims for far-reaching, progressive change and impact through learning. We work with learners as individuals, helping them make the choice of course and career pathway that’s right for them. Our mission is to provide work-ready talent for business, and...

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Oxford City Centre Campus
Oxpens Road
OX1 1SA Oxford Oxfordshire

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