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Animal Management

Course Code(s):  BH034130
QQI Award Code: 
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Course overview

Course Code BH034130
QQI Award Code
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course covers all aspects of animal science at a level which allows progression into degree programmes in the animal science, health and welfare sectors. Students will get a solid understanding of general animal behaviour, animal science and business management.

Industry experience is an essential element of this programme and students will complete an extensive work placement over the course of the two year programme. This course is offered in conjunction with the Veterinary Assistant (Years 1 and 2) courses in Cavan Institute.

What will you Study?

Production Animal Management
Animal Anatomy and Physiology
Animal Husbandry Management
Animal Health and Welfare
Animal Behaviour
Biological Principles
Work-based Experience
Employability Skills
Principles of Animal Health
Animal Nursing
Animal Adaptations
Research Skills
Natural History of Exotic Mammals
Animal Nutrition
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

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Agricultural Adviser   Dairy Industry Scientist  
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Related Career Sectors

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Animals & Veterinary Science
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