Animal Science BSc(Hons): University of the West of England

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Hartpury College, Hartpury House, UWE, Gloucester, GL19 3BE, United Kingdom
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3 years
+44 (0) 1452 702345
+44 (0)1452 700629


This course is designed to train potential animal scientists, equipping you with the knowledge and ability needed to work within the rapidly expanding animal industry. You will acquire essential practical experience as well as in-depth theoretical knowledge, with key transferable skills heavily embedded within all modules.
You will gain a thorough understanding of anatomy and physiology, health, nutrition and welfare. Due to the modular design of the courses, you will be able to select specialist modules during each year of study, building on the fundamental knowledge learnt in the compulsory modules. Optional modules include Companion Animal Husbandry, Animal Psychology, Pharmacology and Anthrozoology, enabling you to tailor your degree around your interests and career aims. You will also be encouraged to reflect on the theories and principles of Animal Science.
Careers/further study
A wide range of opportunities are available for Animal Science graduates, including employment as welfare officers, technicians, animal health officers, nutritionists and veterinary nurses. You may alternatively decide to undertake postgraduate study, research or seek employment in the field of education.
Admissions and International Recruitment
Admissions and International Recruitment deals with enquiries and applications for all full-time undergraduate programmes. Contact us by

  • telephone: +44 (0)117 32 83333
  • fax: +44 (0)117 32 82810
  • e-mail:
  • letter: Admissions and International Recruitment, University of the West of England, Frenchay Campus, Bristol BS16 1QY, UK

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