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Zoology Courses

 

If your organisation offers courses connected with zoology or natural history please e-mail me the details so that I can add them to this site.

1. For University courses in Zoology and related matters check out www.ucas.com

2. Details of training can also be found at the Association of British Wild Animal Keepers site.

3. City & Guilds also have a course called Zoo Animal Management (course number 7630). To find out more about this course and colleges that offer it contact City & Guilds on 020 7294 2468.

 

Colleges Offering Animal Care Courses

The following list comprises of some of the colleges offering animal care courses, the BTEC First Diploma in Animal Care (1 year) and the BTEC National Diploma in Animal Care (2 year):

 

Bicton College of Agriculture
East Budleigh, Budleigh Salterton
Devon, EX9 7BY
Tel: (+44) (0) 1395 568353
Fax: (+44) (0) 1395 567502
Derbyshire College of Agriculture and Horticulture
Broomfield, Morley, Ilkeston, Derby
DE7 6DN
Tel: (+44) (0) 1332 831345
Fax: (+44) (0) 1332 830298
Hartpury College
Hartpury House, Nr Gloucester, GL19 3BE
Tel: (+44) (0) 1452 700283
Fax: (+44) (0) 1452 700629
Lincolnshire School of Agriculture
University of Lincoln, Riseholme Campus, Riseholme, Lincoln LN2 2LG
Tel: 01522 895389
Fax 01522 895328
www.lincoln.ac.uk/lsa
Llysfasi College
Ruthin, Denbighshire, LL15 2LB
Tel: (+44) (0) 1978 790263
Fax: (+44) (0) 1978 790468
Myerscough College
Myerscough Hall, Bilsborrow, Nr Preston
PR3 0RY
Tel: (+44) (0) 1995 640611
Fax: (+44) (0) 1995 640842
Reaseheath College
Reaseheath, Nantwich, Cheshire
CW5 6DF
Tel: (+44) (0) 1270 625131
Fax: (+44) (0) 1270 625665
Rodbaston College
Rodbaston, Penkridge, Stafford
ST19 5PH
Tel: (+44) (0) 1785 712209
Fax: (+44) (0) 1785 715701
Sparsholt College
Sparsholt, Winchester, Hampshire
SO21 2NF
Tel: (+44) (0) 1962 776441
Fax: (+44) (0) 1962 776587
Walford College
Baschurch, Shrewsbury, Y4 2HL
Tel: (+44) (0) 1939 260461
Fax: (+44) (0) 1939 261112

This is not a comprehensive list of colleges offering these courses.

The University of Lincoln offer HE degree courses in animal science and animal management:

University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
Lincoln LN6 7TS
Tel: 01522 882000
Fax: 01522 882088
www.lincoln.ac.uk

The University of Salford offers the following courses:

BSc(Hons) Wildlife & Practical Conservation
BSc(Hons) Wildlife Conservation with Zoo Biology

Telford Institute of Environmental Systems
School of Environment & Life Sciences
University of Salford
Greater Manchester
M5 4WT
UK
Tel:0161 295 4614

Some colleges of Further Education also offer Animal Science courses that are less practical in nature, but slightly more academic in content. Such as: 

West Cheshire College
Handbridge Centre
Eaton Road
Handbridge
Chester
CH4 7ER
Tel: (+44) (0) 1244 677677
Fax: (+44) (0) 1244 680131

 

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