BPP University

BPP University

Animal Manipulation

The course is designed to give you the experience, knowledge and confidence to: treat animals safely and competently; gain a deep understanding of your role within the animal health and welfare field, and how you can work with colleagues and owners; be able to communicate at a high level with other professionals involved in animal health and welfare; interpret research findings and understand their implication for animal treatment; develop a thorough knowledge of the major legal, ethical and social implications of animal health care.

Entry requirements

All applicants must: Satisfy the interviewers of their aptitude for animal work; provide evidence of an up-to-date tetanus vaccination and provide adequate personal liability insurance; complete an examination on safe handling of animals. For those applicants whose first language is not English, must provide evidence of an IELTS score of 7.0 (with a minimum of 6.5 in each element) or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Animal sciences; clinical assessment; clinical evaluation; practical and professional skills; research.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods may include: Written examination; projects; oral presentation; practical assessment.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 9,690 per Whole course (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Abingdon Abingdon OX14 1BZ South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
03331 223 604