BSc Program in Animal Science in Europe

Find Bachelor of Science Programs in Animal Science in Europe 2019

A BSc (Bachelor of Science) is an undergraduate course of study that takes students three to five years to complete.  While in school, students complete a variety of courses to prepare for additional education or future job opportunities.

Animal science involves the study of animals under human control. Typically, the curriculum has a strong focus on science, along with hands-on experience working with animals. This field of study prepares students for careers working with animals, which may include agribusiness, animal breeding and animal behavior.

Europe, one of the world's seven continents, is usually known as the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia. Second smallest continent, with 10,180,000 (km2), the area regroups 50 countries.

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Bachelor of Science Animal Science

Moreton Morrell College
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Warwick + 1 more

Our BSc (Hons) Animal Science provides you with the skills and knowledge you need for a range of exciting career options. Our course is structured to ensure that you are able to flavor your studies to reflect your interests and improve your employability in specialist sectors. [+]

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

The animal sciences are a diverse and exciting range of disciplines, underpinning many sectors of the animal industry. This is the course for you if you want a career in science and have ambitions to work with animals, whether your interest lies in companion animals, livestock, exotic species or wildlife.

Our BSc (Hons) Animal Science provides you with the skills and knowledge you need for a range of exciting career options. Our course is structured to ensure that you are able to construct your studies to reflect your interests and improve your employability in specialist sectors. You might choose, for example, to broaden your knowledge on animal breeding and nutrition or opt for a wildlife ecology route. Whatever your animal career ambitions, our course can be tailored to meet your needs. This course is validated in partnership with Coventry University.... [-]


Bachelor of Science Animal Management

Moreton Morrell College
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Warwick + 1 more

The animal industry is comprised of a diverse and exciting range of sectors, from companion animals and training to animal welfare, zoo management, and wildlife conservation. This is the course for you if you are passionate about animal welfare and are looking for a rewarding animal based career. Our Honours degree in Animal Management provides you with the skills and knowledge you need for a range of exciting career options. [+]

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

The animal industry is comprised of a diverse and exciting range of sectors, from companion animals and training to animal welfare, zoo management, and wildlife conservation. This is the course for you if you are passionate about animal welfare and are looking for a rewarding animal based career. Our Honours degree in Animal Management provides you with the skills and knowledge you need for a range of exciting career options.

Our course is structured to ensure that you are able to explore a range of key subjects and improve your employability in specialist sectors. The optional modules on this course allow you to flavor your studies towards a wildlife and conservation, animal training route or develop your laboratory skills. Whatever your animal management ambitions, our BSc in Animal Management can be tailored to meet your needs. This course is validated in partnership with Coventry University.... [-]


Bachelor of Science Animal Behavior and Training

Moreton Morrell College
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Warwick + 1 more

Our Honours degree in Animal Behaviour and Training provides you with the skills and knowledge you need to begin work in one of the most diverse and rewarding sectors of the animal industry. [+]

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Animal behavior is an extremely popular and rapidly growing sector within the animal industry. Careers in animal behavior include; companion animal training, behavior therapy, research, animal welfare science or zoo keeping. Our Honours degree in Animal Behaviour and Training provides you with the skills and knowledge you need to begin work in one of the most diverse and rewarding sectors of the animal industry. This course will develop your knowledge and skills in animal behavior and ethology, whilst exploring the ethics and key legislation necessary for anyone working with animals. This course is validated in partnership with Coventry University.

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Bachelor of Science Equine Performance Coaching

Moreton Morrell College
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Warwick + 1 more

With the advent of lottery funding and the launch of the UK Coaching Certificate (UKCC), the role of the equestrian coach has been revolutionised in the last few years. Today’s coach now plays a vital role in the development of equestrian sporting performance and coaching is no longer seen as purely teaching but has progressed to provide a more holistic approach. [+]

What Will I Study?

With the advent of lottery funding and the launch of the UK Coaching Certificate (UKCC), the role of the equestrian coach has been revolutionised in the last few years. Today’s coach now plays a vital role in the development of equestrian sporting performance and coaching is no longer seen as purely teaching but has progressed to provide a more holistic approach. Key knowledge areas such as sports psychology, nutrition, biomechanics, fitness and new technology are vital to the coach in order to enable horse and rider partnerships to fulfil their potential. If you are passionate about sports coaching and developing specialist knowledge in equestrian training then this is the course for you. One of the defining features of this programme is that you will be able to choose equitation modules throughout the course and the British Horse Society/UKCC syllabus has been fully embedded into them. All Equitation modules have been approved by the BHS.... [-]


Bachelor of Science Equine and Human Sports Science

Moreton Morrell College
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Warwick + 1 more

With the advent of lottery funding for sport in the UK, combined with the additional interest in sport following the Olympics, there has been an increasing need for graduates who have knowledge and skills in all aspects of sporting performance. Such graduates are required within all sports, as well as within equestrian sporting disciplines. [+]

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

With the advent of lottery funding for sport in the UK, combined with the additional interest in sport following the Olympics, there has been an increasing need for graduates who have knowledge and skills in all aspects of sporting performance. Such graduates are required within all sports, as well as within equestrian sporting disciplines.

If you are passionate about all aspects of exercise and sporting performance including topics such as sports nutrition, peak performance, exercise physiology, gait analysis and sports injury, health, therapy and rehabilitation, then this is the course for you. The degree programme can either be studied purely academically as a three year programme or can be studied as a four year 'Sandwich' degree. If you choose the 'Sandwich' option, you will be required to undertake a minimum 48 week work placement (or two 24 week placements) in an area/s of your interest. The placement year is not mandatory but offers you an excellent opportunity to develop skills alongside your academic study, which will be recognised by future employers as a positive attribute.This course is validated in partnership with Coventry University.... [-]


Bachelor of Science Equine Science

Moreton Morrell College
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Warwick + 1 more

From exciting new developments in equine microbiology, nutrition and reproduction through to advances in biotechnology; if you aspire to a career in equine science, research or clinical practice, then our BSc (Hons) in Equine Science is the course for you. [+]

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

From exciting new developments in equine microbiology, nutrition and reproduction through to advances in biotechnology; if you aspire to a career in equine science, research or clinical practice, then our BSc (Hons) in Equine Science is the course for you. Offering a rich and varied syllabus that explores equine science from both clinical and welfare perspectives, the course facilitates the development of real-world professional skills and knowledge essential to those wishing to work in a clinical or scientific context. Whilst focusing on equine systems, the modules taught are specially designed to deliver competence in transferable skills with relevance to a wide range of biological and animal science career paths. This comprehensive programme covers all aspects of equine science to provide students with the key knowledge and skills to enter the equine science industry. The majority of the modules on the programme are 'Core' modules; however, in your final year, there are three optional modules to choose one from, which will allow you to tailor this year to your specific interests.... [-]


BSc (Hons) Equine Studies Degree

Sparsholt College Hampshire
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Sparsholt

The three-year full-time degree programme in Equine Studies has been carefully designed to enable students to develop appropriate skills and knowledge to prepare for a career in a demanding and exciting industry. The BSc (Hons) Equine Studies course utilises excellent teaching facilities across all subject areas, with the Equine Centre playing a pivotal role... [+]

BSc (Hons) Equine Studies Degree

The three year full-time degree programme in Equine Studies has been carefully designed to enable students to develop appropriate skills and knowledge to prepare for a career in a demanding and exciting industry.

The BSc (Hons) Equine Studies course utilises excellent teaching facilities across all subject areas, with the Equine Centre playing a pivotal role.

Our excellent learning resources will help you develop riding and husbandry skills in Year 1, through to using the resources for your dissertation in Year 3.

Teaching and Learning

Year 1 and 3 students work collaboratively every year to host an inter-college event at the Equine Centre. The Equine Centre hosted ‘horse whisperer’ Monty Roberts and an international research team scientifically comparing his methods with UK conventional training when starting young horses. Students were invited to assist in the running of this project from day to day horse care through to Year 3 dissertation data collection.... [-]


BSc (Hons) Equine Science Degree

Sparsholt College Hampshire
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Sparsholt

The three-year full-time degree programme has been carefully designed to enable students to develop appropriate scientific skills and knowledge to prepare for a career in scientific support and management of the performance horse. The BSc (Hons) Equine Science has access to excellent teaching facilities across all subject areas, with the Equine Centre and laboratories playing a pivotal role... [+]

BSc (Hons) Equine Science Degree

The three-year full-time degree programme has been carefully designed to enable students to develop appropriate scientific skills and knowledge to prepare for a career in scientific support and management of the performance horse.

The BSc (Hons) Equine Science has access to excellent teaching facilities across all subject areas, with the Equine Centre and laboratories playing a pivotal role.

Teaching and Learning

Our excellent learning resources will enable you to develop riding and husbandry skills in Year 1, through to using the laboratory resources for your dissertation in Year 3. For example, a Year 3 student recently completed a study analyzing stress levels in horses being trained by conventional methods and those of more modern methods. Year 1 students also work collaboratively with Year 3 BSc Equine Studies students to manage an inter-college event each year.... [-]


BSc (Hons) Animal Management Degree

Sparsholt College Hampshire
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Sparsholt

The aim of the degree course is to provide education to students who wish to expand their knowledge of animal management systems and who are interested in developing research techniques in aspects of animal welfare and behaviour, animal collections management and wildlife management... [+]

BSc (Hons) Animal Management Degree

The aim of the degree course is to provide education to students who wish to expand their knowledge of animal management systems and who are interested in developing research techniques in aspects of animal welfare and behaviour, animal collections management and wildlife management.

The course is based on a firm science foundation including the key biological sciences, biochemistry, and vertebrate anatomy and physiology.

Previous students have progressed into careers in the industry including some in zoological collections, animal charities and conservation. Other students have continued in education to postgraduate level.

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BSc Equine Science

Hartpury College, University of West England
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years August 2019 United Kingdom Gloucester + 1 more

The BSc (Hons) Equine Science is the longest running degree course at Hartpury College and its success has been largely due to the broad range of subjects offered within the degree. [+]

BSc Equine Science

“Tailor your subject choices to meet your career aspirations”

The BSc (Hons) Equine Science is the longest running degree course at Hartpury College and its success has been largely due to the broad range of subjects offered within the degree. As well as core topics such as anatomy and physiology and animal health, the wide range of optional subject areas allows you to tailor your degree to your career interests or subject strengths. Optional modules available to you include comparative subjects, such as animal genetics or animal microbiology, applied subjects, such as equine behaviour, stud management or equine therapy and advanced research based topics such as sports medicine and equine biomechanics.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Animal Biology

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 48 months August 2019 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

What determines an animal’s resistance to disease? Why do many female animals exhibit ‘mate choice’? How can we help animals cope in hostile environments? On this course, you’ll you study the enormous variety of animal life on earth and discover the answers to these and many other searching questions. [+]

Overview

What determines an animal’s resistance to disease? Why do many female animals exhibit ‘mate choice’? How can we help animals cope in hostile environments? On this course, you’ll you study the enormous variety of animal life on earth and discover the answers to these and many other searching questions.

We explore related aspects of animal biology, including animal behaviour, ecology, evolution, cell biology and physiology, as well as applied aspects of animal conservation and management.

Fieldwork will be an essential part of your training. In addition to fieldwork in Scotland, we run two optional field trips in Year 4. One takes place in the French Cévennes Mountains, which is a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, and the other at Gabon’s Lopé National Park, in the heart of the western Congo Basin.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Animal Conservation Science Top-up

Myerscough College
Campus 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Lancashire

The course is delivered at University Centre Myerscough and awarded by the University of Central Lancashire. The course provides students with an ideal opportunity to focus on the issues relating to animal conservation. This work is underpinned by current and emerging scientific research and the course will prepare students for a wide range of careers throughout the animal industry with a particular conservation focus. [+]

About the course

The course is delivered at University Centre Myerscough and awarded by the University of Central Lancashire. The course provides students with an ideal opportunity to focus on the issues relating to animal conservation. This work is underpinned by current and emerging scientific research and the course will prepare students for a wide range of careers throughout the animal industry with a particular conservation focus.

The year includes the carrying out of a comprehensive industry-related research project. The focus in the other modules is on applied research techniques and behavioural ecology.

Entry requirements

Foundation Degree or HND in a related subject or 2 years (one at Level 4 and the other at Level 5) of Honours Degree work in a related discipline achieved at 'pass' standard or above. Applicants with alternative equivalent qualifications will also be considered positively. Applicants must also produce evidence of successfully completing a research-based module at level 5.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Equine Science and Sports Performance

University Centre Reaseheath
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Nantwich

This programme has been developed with extensive industry input to ensure that the graduates will have the necessary combination of knowledge, skills, and experience to be able to contribute to the success and growth of the equestrian performance industry. [+]

This course centers on the athletic performance of the horse and rider, preparing students for a career in equestrian performance, coaching or team performance management.

This programme has been developed with extensive industry input to ensure that the graduates will have the necessary combination of knowledge, skills, and experience to be able to contribute to the success and growth of the equestrian performance industry.

The course focuses on the underlying factors which affect performance, adopts quantitative methods to assess performance and then evaluates a range of techniques to enhance performance and assess the impact of external factors on success.

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BSc (Hons) in Equine Science

University Centre Reaseheath
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Nantwich

The programme embeds key veterinary science modules such as Mammalian Biochemistry and Veterinary Microbiology and Immunology which allows graduates to access entry into a wide range of paraveterinary postgraduate courses and employment opportunities. The modules incorporate key laboratory skills which are developed during the degree course and culminate in students having the opportunity to engage in collaborative projects with industry partners. [+]

The course focuses on the science behind the latest advances in the equine industry.

The programme embeds key veterinary science modules such as Mammalian Biochemistry and Veterinary Microbiology and Immunology which allows graduates to access entry into a wide range of paraveterinary postgraduate courses and employment opportunities. The modules incorporate key laboratory skills which are developed during the degree course and culminate in students having the opportunity to engage in collaborative projects with industry partners.

The links with ‘live’ research projects and opportunities to use new enhanced scientific laboratory facilities create a vibrant and well-resourced environment for undertaking undergraduate dissertations.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Animal Behaviour and Welfare

University Centre Reaseheath
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Nantwich

The course includes specialist modules and practical experience with a range of domestic and companion species, enabling students to understand the behavior and welfare of many different animals, both in captivity and in the wild. [+]

The Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Behaviour and Welfare can be followed by undertaking studies in post-graduate education or alternatively being employed within the industry.

The course includes specialist modules and practical experience with a range of domestic and companion species, enabling students to understand the behavior and welfare of many different animals, both in captivity and in the wild. Students are taught at Reaseheath throughout Year 1 utilizing the zoo-licensed facilities on campus, with subsequent study in Years 2 and 3 being undertaken exclusively at the University of Chester.

Work in the field will expand your knowledge of animal behavior, and there is an opportunity for dissertation work which will allow you to work with lecturing staff on relevant unique research projects.... [-]