QQI level 5 award in Animal Care (or equivalent). Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet this entry requirement but can demonstrate industry experience.
Graduates of this programme have found work in various animal care settings such as veterinary practices, agricultural industry and animal care facilities
Graduates of this course in Animal Science are eligible to apply through the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Higher Education Institutions (please check with the particular institution regarding local eligibility requirements).
Veterinary Nursing - Scottish Rural College (SRUC) Applied
Animal Science - Scottish Rural College (SRUC) Applied Zoology -
Harper Adams University, UK Veterinary Physiotherapy - Harper
Adams University, UK Animal Nutrition - Scottish Rural College (SRUC)
QQI Level 6 Certificate in Animal Science.
Animal Behaviour Animal Science and Health Communications Animal Grooming Word Processing Large Animal Husbandry Animal Trading Kennel and Cattery Management Work Experience
About This Course
This course in Animal Science covers all of the aspects of animal science and aims to advance the student's academic and professional career prospects in animal care while also studying units in business and management. Students may use this course in Animal Science as a progression to a degree in related animal management and animal science and care areas. Industry placement is an important part of this course with placement being completed over the duration of the course. By the end of this course students will have learned how to maintain a high level of husbandry when rearing animals and have a knowledge of a wide range of animals.
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