Course: FdSc Conservation Science and Animal Management (Wildlife and Zoo)

Study Level


Level 5

Course Code


D328

Location


Great Yarmouth Campus

Duration


Two Years

FT / PT


Full-time

This course will develop your understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects of wildlife and environmental conservation and animal management. Through the Zoological Society of East Anglia and Norfolk Wildlife Trust, you will have free access to Africa Alive, Banham Zoo and over 50 nature reserves for teaching purposes and independent study. You will apply knowledge and participate in practical activities through these and other employers.

In addition you will complete independent work placements outside course hours and will also have the opportunity to participate in field research both in the UK and potentially an overseas research trip during the course.

Modules you may study include:

  • Concepts of Animal Behaviour
  • Wildlife Surveying and Practical Conservation
  • Animal Health and Rehabilitation
  • Principles of Ecology
  • Animal Breeding and Applied Genetics
  • Global Biodiversity and Conservation Issues
  • Animal Husbandry and Wildlife Management

You will benefit from an experienced staff team supported by a range of employers and expert guest speakers. Zoo husbandry will be delivered partly by the animal management team at Africa Alive and the wildlife surveying unit will give you the opportunity to assist and shadow ecologists from Norfolk Wildlife Trust.

You can apply for this course on the University of Suffolk website to study at the East Coast College Great Yarmouth campus. Click ‘Apply Now’ to be taken to the full course and application page where you will find further details about course modules, fees and finance and entry requirements.