Our new £3.65m Zoological Education Centre provides state-of-the art training facilities

Our animal science programmes at Shuttleworth College enable you to develop the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to pursue a successful career working with animals. The animal centre provides high quality learning opportunities in a practical environment. We are proud of our resource which is divided into specialist zones housing both domestic animals and specialist zoo species from around the globe.

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Part-time courses

For more details about our Part-time courses please use the links below:

Click here for courses at our Bedford or Shuttleworth campuses

Click here for courses at our Northamptonshire campuses

Courses we offer

Level 2 Intermediate

Animal Care Intermediate Level 2 (find out more)

Level 3 Advanced

Animal Management Advanced Level 3 (find out more)

FdSc

Animal Management Foundation Degree (FdSc) Level 5 (find out more)

BSc (Hons)

Animal Science BSc – top-up from FdSc (find out more)

What will I be doing?

Course Content

Course Structure & Expectations

Your full-time Further Education course will consist of a study programme. This means that alongside your industry-recognised qualification, you’ll also study English and maths and improve your personal and employability skills. In short, your study programme will provide you with:

  • A nationally-recognised qualification
  • English and maths skills
  • Work experience
  • Personal development skills
  • Study skills
  • Employability skills

Our Higher Education programmes can be studied either full-time for two days per week or part-time one day per week. Teaching methods include lectures, practical sessions, group work, tutorials and workshops. In addition, substantial learning resources and support material are available online for home study.

Expectations

  • Attend punctually and regularly
  • Work hard and complete all work within specified deadlines
  • Participate in class activity and discussions
  • Take responsibility for your own learning
  • Treat everyone with respect
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What happens next?

Applying for a course with The Bedford College Group is simple.

Next steps