Animal Management and Welfare (FdSc)

Harper Adams University the United Kingdom

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About Animal Management and Welfare at Harper Adams University

This two-year course is ideally suited to students who want to work ‘hands-on’ with animals in kennels and catteries, zoos or wildlife parks, stables, farms, research establishments or animal assistance organisations.

The course covers areas such as husbandry, nutrition, physiology, breeding, behaviour and health which will give you the knowledge required to manage the welfare needs of a diverse range of species. The emphasis is slightly more on companion animals but farm animals, horses, wildlife and collection animals are also included.

Science is a necessary part of the course because, if you are to be able to manage animals in the interests of their best welfare, you need to have a good understanding of the underpinning sciences such as how their bodies work, what is needed to maintain health and what happens in the case of disease. However, as with all animal-related courses at Harper Adams, the science modules are very applied, so that you can see the relevance of the subject matter from the beginning. Even if you found science difficult or boring before, it is likely that you will enjoy it here because it is all related to animals.


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