Access to HE Diploma (Animal Science)
This course is designed to support adult students with their progression onto a FdSc higher education programme. This course is designed around vocational inclusion of animal science, both theoretically and practically, and through the inclusion of English and Maths, should this not be held at a Grade C/4 (FS Level 2) by the applicant.
Course Information for Students
Who is this course for?
This course is designed to support adult students with their progression onto a FdSc higher education programme, into industry or onto an apprenticeship. This course is designed around vocational inclusion of animal science, both theoretically and practically, and through the inclusion of English and Maths, should this not be held at a Grade C/4 (FS Level 2) by the applicant.
The course is designed to support students who may want a career change, or those looking to further their education in to animal care sector. The course will be delivered at Broomfield Hall, supported by the use of the fantastic rural grounds and animal care centre.
*The course will run subject to approval from the awarding body
**The course will run with a minimum of 6 students
***Students will gain funding for the course through EFA funding if you are 18-23 years old and have not completed a previous level 3 qualification, or through an Adult Learner Loan if you have completed a previous level 3 or are 24+
Students will be required to hold:
- GCSE English at Grade 3/D or Level 1 Functional Skills English
- GCSE Maths at Grade 3/D or Level 1 Functional Skills Maths
- Applicants will have an interest within the animal management sector and will need to have undertaken a minimum of 2 weeks work placement prior to commencement of the programme in September 2022.
All applicants will be invited to an interview to discuss the programme
What will you learn?
Students will learn a range from a range of modules including
- Animal Husbandry
- Conservation Science
- Animal Science
- Research Methods
- Study Skills
- Work Experience (100 hours to be completed throughout the course)
- GCSE/FS English and Maths (where applicable)
How will you learn?
Students will be taught via face to face delivery at Broomfield Hall. Lessons will incorporate both theory and practical elements to include presentations, hands on experiences and group and independent work.
What will you need to bring with you?
Students will need to bring
- PPE (Lab coat and Steel Toe Cap Boots)
- Laptop/IPad (optional)
How will you be assessed?
Students may be assessed through a range of methods such as written essays and reports, practical handling assessments, laboratory work, posters and presentations
Students can progress onto a foundation degree programme, into industry or onto an apprenticeship
Who do you contact for more information?
For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Course Information Last Updated On: June 15, 2022 11:27 am