Undergraduate BA (Hons)

Animal Biology and Wildlife Conservation (top-up)

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the biology of animals and the conservation of wildlife.

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Course overview

This is a top-up degree course for students who have completed the HND Applied Animal Science or equivalent award.

On this programme you have access to well-equipped laboratories and an animal centre. You will have as much practical involvement with animals as possible and a number of trips and activities are organised each year.

Why study Animal Biology and Wildlife Conservation (top-up) at Kent?

Wide range of modules

Gain an understanding of animal welfare, psychology and science, alongside core wildlife conservation content.  


Real-world experience

You will have as much practical involvement with animals as possible, and a number of trips and activities are organised each year. 

Excellent facilities

During the course, you'll have access to professional laboratories and an animal centre.

Everything you need to know about our Animal Biology and Wildlife Conservation (top-up) course

Entry requirements

The University will consider applications from students offering a wide range of qualifications. Click below to find out more.

Course structure

You'll study a range of modules covering animal welfare, psychology, science and wildlife conservation.

How you'll study

You will be assessed through exams, coursework and a mixture of project-based assignments, including essays and presentations.

Fees and funding

The fees for this course are £6,000 per annum full-time for UK students.

For details of when and how to pay fees and charges, please see our Student Finance Guide.

For students continuing on this programme, fees will increase year on year by no more than RPI + 3% in each academic year of study except where regulated.* 

Your fee status

The University will assess your fee status as part of the application process. If you are uncertain about your fee status you may wish to seek advice from UKCISA before applying.

There will be an additional cost for any trips.

Find out more about accommodation and living costs, plus general additional costs that you may pay when studying at Kent.

Please check with Canterbury College for potential funding opportunities.

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Full-time applicants

Full-time applicants (including international applicants) should apply through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) system. If you need help or advice on your application, you should speak with your careers advisor or contact UCAS Customer Contact Centre. You can also write to UCAS at:

UCAS Customer Contact Centre,

PO Box 28,


GL52 3LZ

The institution code number of the University of Kent is K24, and the code name is KENT.

As this course is delivered at Canterbury College, you should add the campus code C in Section 3(d).

Application deadlines

See the UCAS website for information about deadlines and an outline of the UCAS process.

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