Wildlife Conservation & Zoology

Immerse yourself in the animal world with our wide range of full-time courses and apprenticeships. If you can picture yourself working in animal husbandry, marine biology, zoology or becoming a veterinary nurse, we are the college with the perfect course for you.

No matter which of our incredible campuses you choose to study at, you will be inspired by our amazing animal management facilities.

When it comes to studying for a career in this industry, our dedicated animal centres are second-to-none and our team of amazing staff are experts in their field.

Our facilities and partnerships mean as a student you have access to a huge range of animal species, from small mammals, exotics and birds to aquatics, farm animals and even big cats.

You also have the opportunity to visit and access real industry environments including Dartmoor Zoological Park for our Duchy College Stoke student, Newquay Zoo and Bluereef Aquarium for our students studying at Cornwall College Newquay and Eden Project for students based at Eden Project Learning College.

Featured courses in Wildlife Conservation & Zoology

FdSc Animal Behaviour and Welfare degree

University
  • Location - Newquay University Centre Cornwall College
  • Duration - 2 Years   |   Full-time
  • Level - Level 5
  • Available Starts - 25/09/2023
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BSc (Hons) Applied Marine Zoology degree

University
  • Location - Newquay University Centre Cornwall College
  • Duration - 3 years   |   Full-time
  • Level - Level 6
  • Available Starts - 25/09/2023
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An Introduction to Wildlife and Conservation

Adult
  • Location - Bicton College
  • Duration - 40 hours   |   Part-time
  • Level - Level 1
  • Available Starts - 14/03/2023, 08/06/2023
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Keeper and Aquarist

Apprenticeship
  • Location - Newquay University Centre Cornwall College
  • Duration - 21 months   |   Full-time
  • Level - Level 3
  • Available Starts - As required
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Veterinary Research Officer

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Forestry Officer

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Zoo Keeper

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Marine Conservationist

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