Course: FdSc Wildlife Conservation and Animal Management

Study Level

Level 5

Course Code



Great Yarmouth Campus


2 Years



This course enables students to develop an 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 students will have free access to Africa Alive, Banham Zoo and over 50 nature reserves for teaching purposes and independent study. Students will apply knowledge and participate in practical activities through these and other employers. In addition students will complete independent work placements outside course hours. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in field research both in the UK and potentially an overseas research trip during the course.

The course is delivered at University of Suffolk at East Coast College at Great Yarmouth where students will belong to a large and growing group of Higher Education students with their own dedicated facilities. Classrooms are brand new and equipped with technology. There is a higher education study/common room and access to a well-stocked library and a range of electronic resources.

An experienced staff team is 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 gives students the opportunity to assist and shadow ecologists from Norfolk Wildlife Trust. Students will be participating in a wide range of field visits and will have access to Africa Alive, Banham Zoo and over 50 Norfolk Wildlife Trust sites.

For further information and to apply for this course, please visit the University of Suffolk website. 

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