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Animal Management

Animal Management

Prepare for your next steps to university or into the animal industry by learning first-hand about the care, handling, health, welfare and accommodation of a wide range of animals in our specialist facilities with expert lecturers and technicians. 

Brand new for 2019/2020, take a 360 tour of our onsite dog grooming salon.

Find a course

Select a course type that suits you.

Career Opportunities

You will develop the skills and knowledge to open up career opportunities in a wide range of areas including


  • Kennels and Catteries
  • Veterinary Surgeries
  • Livestock Farms
  • Zoos
  • Aquariums
  • Safari Parks and Wildlife Centres
  • Pet Shops and Aquatic Centres
  • Horse Stables and Animal Welfare Organisations


BCoT has its own Animal Discovery Centre which includes:

  • Aquatic Room – cold water and tropical fish including piranhas
  • Mammal Discovery Room – rabbits, hamsters, chinchillas
  • Exotic Discovery Room – reptiles, arachnids and insects
  • Dog Grooming Salon – Brand new for September 2018
  • Outside teaching area – aviary and mini wildlife rehabilitation centre

Student Success

Students have progressed to higher level study at universities such as:

Oxford Brookes University - Animal Behaviour and Welfare

Plymouth University - Animal Behaviour and Welfare

Sparsholt College - Veterinary Nursing Science

University of Aberystwyth - Veterinary Biosciences

University of Sussex - Zoology



After seeing the animals and meeting the teachers at an Open Day, I quickly knew I wanted to study at BCoT.
Jade Scott
Basingstoke College of Technology I 2019