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Animal Management (Veterinary Practice Management) (Level 4 Higher National Certificate)


Course Overview

The HNC in Animal Management (General) is designed to help students pursue or advance their career in Animal Management. In addition to the knowledge, understanding and skills that underpin the study of Animal Management, this course gives students an understanding of the breadth and depth of the sector, which will prepare them for further study or training. The course will help students to meet the demands of employers in the Animal Management sector and adapt to a constantly changing environment. The course will offer a balance between employability skills and the knowledge essential for students with entrepreneurial, employment or academic aspirations. Students will develop a range of transferable skills to ensure effective team working, organisational competence and problem-solving strategies. The course will cover a broad range of Animal Management Units ranging from Managing Successful Projects to Animal Nutrition.
  • Start Date
    13 Sep 2021
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    2 Years
  • Campus

Important Message

Fees must be paid at the time of enrolment, or arrangements should be put in place to pay by instalments. The full fee includes tuition, registration and examination fees (where relevant). Depending on your circumstances you may be entitled to a reduced (concessionary) fee. Reduced fees are applied to the cost of tuition only. Failure to enrol before the Awarding Body deadline may result in you incurring a late fee.

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate Animal Management (Veterinary Practice Management) Ref L080
    Campus: Limavady
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 13/09/2021
    (Mon: 9:00AM-6:00PM)
    Full £500.00
    Concession £500.00

Course Offering

  • Site location Limavady Main St
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Course Modules

  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Essentials
  • Animal Health and Welfare
  • Business and the Business Environment
  • Managing a Successful Project (Pearson set)
  • Animal Nursing
  • Clinic Design and Processes
  • Veterinary Practice Management
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

48 UCAS points. 5 GCSEs (Grade A* to C) or equivalent to include Maths (or Level 2 equivalent) and English (or Level 2 equivalent).

What's Next?

Further Study

On successful completion, you may progress into Business Management degree programmes or top up to a Higher National Diploma in Animal Management (Veterinary Practice Management).

Additional Information

An exam / registration fee of approximately £220 will be applicable, which has been included within the overall stated fees, however this may be subject to change by the Awarding Body. Please contact the Curriculum Manager for updated information.


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