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South Gloucestershire and Stroud College at Bristol Zoo - Animal Management and Conservation

Students studying lion behaviourWant to work with animals? Then this is your chance to learn about animals, from everyday care to behaviour and management. The Animal Management and Conservation Team at South Gloucestershire and Stroud College and Bristol Zoo Gardens can help you gain an industry-recognised qualification, and unique, hands-on experience. At the same time, you can enjoy excellent facilities, and the support of experienced, enthusiastic lecturers.

Our courses range from entry level to level 5:

  • Entry level, Introductory Certificate, Diploma in Land and Environment

  • Level 2 Diploma in Animal Care

  • Level 3 Diplomas in Animal Management
  • Foundation Science Degree in Integrated Wildlife Conservation

Student examing tortoise at Bristol Zoo

For more information click here or call the Animal Management Department at South Gloucestershire and Stroud College on 0117 9092353 or at Bristol Zoo Education Centre (South Gloucestershire and Stroud office) on 0117 3301580.

Integrated Wildlife and Conservation Foundation Science Degree


Why study FdSc Integrated Wildlife Conservation?

FdSc Integrated Wildlife Conservation adopts a biological approach to the study of wildlife conservation issues, developing a scientific understanding of our relationship with wildlife and the impact of our actions on it. Appealing to students attracted to a career in conservation who may not have considered a university education, the Foundation degree gives you a recognised qualification in wildlife conservation after two years and provides a direct route to Level 3 of BSc(Hons) Integrated Wildlife Conservation at UWE Bristol.

For more information on the integrated wildlife and conservation foundation science degree click here

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