AVAILABLE BRAND: Cornwall College | LEARNING AREAS: Wildlife Conservation & Zoology COURSES

Animal Science Advanced Technical Extended Diploma

Cornwall College Newquay LEVEL: 3 Wildlife Conservation & Zoology

The course is for those who have a genuine commitment to work with and study animals. Students get first-hand experience of handling and observing animals in captivity and natural habitats. You need to be enthusiastic and committed to hard work, especially during the less glamorous aspects of the course.


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Ideal if:

You have a passion for working in the field of animal science.

You’ll need:

an Animal Management
Advanced Technical Diploma, plus
Five GCSEs at grade C or 5, including science, English or mathematics, or an equivalent qualification and a suitable reference.

You’ll learn:

From a broad range of subjects such as: fundamentals of science, biochemistry and microbiology, and inheritance and genetics.


Your assignments and projects to be assessed throughout the course as
well as externally set exams.

You’ll love:

The opportunity to develop research skills in the laboratory. You’ll also have the opportunity to broaden your horizons with a life changing trip
to Africa.

You’ll go on to:

employment or
University study such as our FdSc Animal Husbandry & Welfare or BSc
(Hons) Applied Zoology & Conservation or FdSc Conservation & Ecology.


Animal Science Advanced Technical Extended Diploma

Start Date





2 years

*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.