Wildlife Conservation & Zoology

Immerse yourself in the animal world with our wide range of full-time courses and apprenticeships. If you can picture yourself working in animal husbandry, marine biology, zoology or becoming a veterinary nurse, we are the college with the perfect course for you.

No matter which of our incredible campuses you choose to study at, you will be inspired by our amazing animal management facilities.

When it comes to studying for a career in this industry, our dedicated animal centres are second-to-none and our team of amazing staff are experts in their field.

Our facilities and partnerships mean as a student you have access to a huge range of animal species, from small mammals, exotics and birds to aquatics, farm animals and even big cats.

You also have the opportunity to visit and access real industry environments including Dartmoor Zoological Park for our Duchy College Stoke student, Newquay Zoo and Bluereef Aquarium for our students studying at Cornwall College Newquay and Eden Project for students based at Eden Project Learning College.

Zoology students from Cornwall College working with Meerkats at Newquay Zoo
Zoology students from Cornwall College working with ring-tailed lemurs at Newquay Zoo

Featured courses in Wildlife Conservation & Zoology

FdSc Zoology with Ecology and Conservation degree

University
  • Location - Newquay University Centre Cornwall College
  • Duration - Spread over upto 5 days per week for 2 years   |   Full-time
  • Level - Level 5
  • Available Starts - 17/09/2024
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FdSc Animal Behaviour and Welfare degree – Part Time

University
  • Location - Newquay University Centre Cornwall College
  • Duration - Spread over upto 5 days per week for 3 years as infill on the full time course   |   Part-time
  • Level - Level 5
  • Available Starts - 16/09/2024
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FdSc Animal Behaviour and Welfare degree

University
  • Location - Newquay University Centre Cornwall College
  • Duration - 2 Years   |   Full-time
  • Level - Level 5
  • Available Starts - 16/09/2024
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Cert HE Zoology with Ecology and Conservation

University
  • Location - Newquay University Centre Cornwall College
  • Duration - Up to 5 days per week for 1 year   |   Full-time
  • Level - Level 4
  • Available Starts - 17/09/2024
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Zoo Keeper

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Veterinary Research Officer

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Veterinary Research Officer

Marine Conservationist

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Marine Conservationist

Forestry Officer

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Forestry Officer