Animal Science - Level 3 Triple Diploma

Course Code: ES1FE0017


In line with Government advice and guidance we plan to have 100% face to face delivery for all Further Education courses for 16 - 18 year olds from September 2021.

Next available course:

Start DateLocationDuration
05/09/2022Bispham Campus2 YearsApply

Course Overview

Prepare for university and/or a career in the growing area of animal science with this exciting new Level 3 Triple Diploma.

Through a range of practical and theory sessions, you will learn the specifics of animal biology, interaction, training, behaviour, grooming and conservation.

A relevant work placement will allow you to develop your employability skills and there is even the opportunity to demonstrate your learning with your own pet at home.

Delivered in excellent facilities by a highly qualified team of tutors and technicians, the course features guaranteed progression to our BSc (Hons) Marine Biology (subject to completion criteria).

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs grade 4 or above including Maths

  • a successful interview with a tutor
  • the ability to study independently
  • a genuine interest in the subject
  • good communication skills
  • hardworking approach towards the industry

Qualification Obtained

BTEC National Extended Diploma in Animal Management

Essential Skills – English and Maths

If you achieve a grade 3 in GCSE Maths or English you will have to work towards re-sitting these subjects as part of your main study programme. At B&FC, this won’t delay your career journey because you’re working towards these subjects at the same time as your chosen subject.

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

We use a variety of learning and teaching methods, designed to emphasise the link between knowledge and application. These include lectures, demonstrations, practical investigations, seminars, workshops, tutorials, project work, supervised independent learning, open and resource-based learning, online learning and a work placement.

Teaching is both tutor-led and student-led, with group work playing a part as well as individual learning to provide a well-rounded learning experience that caters for different learning styles.

The course comprises a total of 400 timetabled hours and you will be expected to devote an additional 100 hours to online learning.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of further education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Students who are 18 or under and resident in the EU pay no course fees. Read our tuition fees guide for students 19 and over.

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

European Structural and Investment Funds
Council for Independent Education
European Social Fund
Lancaster University
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