HNC Animal Care
This course allows learners to develop a deeper knowledge and understanding of issues around animal care including: Anatomy, Nutrition, Welfare, Animal Husbandry, Health and Disease, Behaviour and First Aid as well as Ecology. Learners will also develop relevant skills in Academic Research, Communications and Statistics. The course features a large ongoing practical skills development unit.
External applicants: a minimum of two Highers (or equivalent) in academic subjects at Grade C (ideally one science subject). Applicants with an NC from another college will be considered with a satisfactory reference (including attendance) from their previous college. Applicants are required to have a minimum of SCQF Level 5 Communications, Numeracy and ICT. References are required for all applicants.
Continuing students: please refer to the conditions set by the department.
Method of Assessment
This course is a mixture of written assessments, practical assessments, reports and a Graded Unit examination.
2nd Year entry to life science degrees at University of Aberdeen. HND Animal Care. Degrees at other institutions e.g. animal science & vet nursing (check entry requirements). Career prospects: SSPCA, vet practices & zoos.
26 Aug 2024
- Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page