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Studying Animal Science at WUC is the ideal way to explore the diverse career opportunities available to you in the animal industry. There is an emphasis on animal science alongside practical learning covering topics such as husbandry, wildlife and ecology conservation, and exotic animal health and husbandry. During your studies, you will delve into Fundamentals of Science, Biochemistry and Microbiology, Chemistry , Inheritance and Genetics and you will undertake a Science investigation – and apply all the theory you learn to a practical investigation.
You will learn how to safely handle and care for a wide range of species and to maintain and promote their health by looking after their basic living and nutrition needs. You will practise basic veterinary nursing skills such as applying bandages or practising techniques for safely restraining different animals, and will also learn essential animal first aid, in addition to developing vital skills in customer care and business management too.
Choosing a course in Animal Science at WUC could take you into a range of roles such as a veterinary surgeon, veterinary nurse, bio veterinary scientist, animal nutritionist, zoologist and many others. Scientific organisations, such as pharmaceutical or medical research companies employ animal scientists to undertake research. There are opportunities to be involved in protecting the food chain and increasing food supplies, or protecting welfare of animals in a variety of different settings. You could go onto study a higher education diploma or degree in animal science, management and behaviour, or zoology and veterinary nursing or medicine.
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