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Zoological Science, Education and Media, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
The Zoological Science, Education and Media course at Warwickshire College will provide you with the necessary skills to educate a variety of audiences about science, wildlife and animal management through a range of media and educational strategies. 
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Overview

In the Zoological Science, Education and Media course at Warwickshire College there will be the opportunity to undertake an internship as well as plan and evaluate an innovative education project in partnership with leading industry organisations. Modules will focus on ecology, zoology, evolution, animal behaviour and wildlife conservation as well as the skills required as an educator in an industry which is highly competitive. 

Through the development of creative thinking skills you will utilise new and emerging technologies to communicate through media, science writing, marketing and education.Validated in partnership with Coventry University

Career progression

Job opportunities include: conservation, wildlife education officer in zoos, wildlife parks, aquariums, naturereserves or wildlife charities. Education officer in natural history museum, wildlife tour guides in ecotourism, journalism, teaching in nurseries or schools (would require EYFS qualification or PGCE)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Duration description
      • With placement year: 4 years
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic Study Skills and Entrepreneurial Thinking (ASSET)
  • Animal Anatomy and Physiology
  • The Animal Industry
  • Educational Theory and Practice
  • Applied Animal Management
  • Contemporary Zoological Developments and the Media

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Normally applicants will be expected to have at least 88* UCAS points. This may be derived from:BTEC/C&G L3 qualification in Animal Management or a related subject; orTwo/three A2 Levels ideally including one science subject; or Kitemarked Access to HEApplicants will also need five GCSE's at grade C or above (or equivalent) including English Language, Science and Mathematics.
  • Applicants will normally be expected to have some prior practical experience.The college welcomes applications from students with relevant work experience who do not have the formal academic qualifications, and from students with disabilities. 
  • Applicants will be assessed on individual experience. Application for Recognition of Prior Learning is welcomed and will be considered.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8735 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8735 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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  • Only for Eu/EEA Part-time tuition:£3470

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