School of Animal, Rural & Environmental Sciences, Nottingham Trent University the United Kingdom

About School of Animal, Rural & Environmental Sciences, Nottingham Trent University

The School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences is located at Nottingham Trent University's Brackenhurst Campus approximately 14 miles outside of Nottingham. Brackenhurst Campus is the perfect outdoor classroom - a 200-hectare farm and woodland estate provides the perfect learning environment to complement your studies.

We've invested over £20 million into our facilities at Brackenhurst Campus, with further developments currently underway, creating specialist learning environments for our courses. You'll have access to fully equipped labs and our Eco-Library, as well as our purpose-built Animal Unit, Veterinary Nursing Centre, Equestrian Centre, a high-tech glasshouse, poultry unit and working farm.

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Our courses


  • Level 2 Diploma Animal Care
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma Agriculture
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma Animal Management
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma Equine Management
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma Land and Wildlife Management
  • Access to Higher Education Land-based Studies (Animal Science)


  • FdSc Animal Science
  • FdSc Horticulture / Horticulture: Garden Design
  • FdSc Veterinary Nursing
  • FdSc Wildlife Conservation
  • FdSc Wildlife Conservation: Countryside Management
  • BSc (Hons) Animal Biology
  • BSc (Hons) Ecology and Conservation
  • BSc (Hons) Environmental Science
  • BSc (Hons) Equestrian Psychology and Sports Science
  • BSc (Hons) Equine Sports Science
  • BSc (Hons) Food Science and Technology
  • MGeog Geography
  • BSc (Hons) Geography
  • BSc (Hons) Geography (physical)
  • BSc (Hons) Horticulture (final year top-up)
  • BSc (Hons) Veterinary Nursing Science (final year top-up)
  • BSc (Hons) Wildlife Conservation
  • BSc (Hons) Wildlife Conservation and Management (final year top-up)
  • BSc (Hons) Zoo Biology


  • MSc / MRes Animal Health and Welfare
  • MRes Applied Anthrozoology
  • MSc / MRes Biodiversity Conservation
  • MSc / MRes Endangered Species Recovery and Conservation
  • MRes Equine Health and Welfare
  • MRes Equine Performance
  • MSc Equine Performance, Health and Welfare
  • MSc / MRes Global Food Security and Development