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BSc (Hons) Applied Animal Health Level 6

Level 6

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Key Info

Learning Area   Animal Management & Veterinary Nursing
Delivery Mode   Part-time
Duration   1 Year
Institution Code   C78
Course Code   12665-DSC-22

Dates & Locations

Course Type   University
Location   Duchy College Stoke Climsland
Start Date   19/09/2022

This programme provides progression for graduates of the FdSc in Veterinary Nursing or Animal Health and Management, or equivalent programmes. It is a contemporary and relevant Level 6 qualification, run over one year for full time students or two years for part time students, based mainly at our Stoke Climsland campus.

The programme incorporates a range of core and optional modules which ensure relevance for students who intend to work in any part of the animal health or veterinary industry. In addition, some option strands will be primarily aimed at Veterinary Nursing graduates, enabling them to develop specialist areas of interest and facilitate progression within practice.
You will explore current issues in the industry and are encouraged to investigate areas of your interest.

An Honours Project is completed as part of the year. The modules are closely linked to industry and students will be encouraged to support their learning with appropriate work experience. Graduates of this programme will be at the forefront of an ever changing world, where animal welfare is increasingly seen as paramount, and will be able to make a real and meaningful impact in this area.

Download BSc (Hons) Applied Animal Health (Top Up) Programme Specification (2021-22) at

Download BSc (Hons) Applied Animal Health (Top Up) Module Appendix Handbook (2021-22) at

  What You Will Learn

3 core plus 2 optional modules:

Applied Animal Health and Welfare (core)
Resource Management and Leadership (core)
Honours Project (core)
Clinical Animal Behaviour (optional)
Applied Veterinary Pharmacology (optional)
Animal Therapy (optional)
Emergency and Critical Care Nursing (optional) - (practicing veterinary nurses only)

  Entry Requirements

240 credits with 120 at level 5 from a relevant Foundation Degree, HND, or equivalent in an appropriate subject. All qualifications and subject grades will be considered on an individual basis. HND qualifications may require additional bridging module


Throughout the programme we encourage you to develop your individual abilities and test factual knowledge through a variety of assessment methods including posters, leaflets, micro teaches, demonstrations and some written work which and you will be able to develop existing knowledge through a mixture of taught and practical sessions which are integral to the programme.


Masters-level study in Animal Science or Teaching. You could also go into employment within the industry.




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