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Higher National Diploma (HND) in Animal Science

Cantrbury college main entrance

Course overview

Learn about animals, wildlife, conservation and animal husbandry and a range of skills needed to work in animal science.

Course information

This programme is chosen from the following modules:

  • Ethology
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Anatomy and Histology
  • Introduction to Conservation and Ecology
  • Animal Health and Disease
  • Principles of Cell Biology
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Applications of Animal Science
  • Vertebrate Physiology
  • Animal Nursing
  • Applied Animal Psychology
  • Animal Welfare
  • Principles of Microbiology
  • Genetics and Animal Breeding
  • Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation

Delivery is through lectures, seminars and tutorials, normally over three days a week.

Year One

  • Taught hours: 450
  • Self-directed study hours:750

Year Two

  • Taught hours: 480
  • Self-directed study hours: 780