Study the care and farming of animals as part of a sustainable ecosystem.
- Learn about animal care and welfare as part of a permaculture system.
- Increase your knowledge on primary areas of sustainable animal care within permaculture systems - health care, welfare, breeding.
- Electives include Farm Management and Aquaculture Modules.
- Course duration: 1000 hours of self paced study.
The Foundation Diploma in Sustainable Animal Science comprises 9 Core (compulsory) Modules and 1 Elective Module, enabling students to study further in an area of their own interest.
The Foundation Diploma comprises 9 Core Modules as follows:-
- Permaculture III (Animals in Permaculture Systems) VSS106
- Sustainable Agriculture BAG215
- Organic Farming BAG305
- Natural Health Care For Animals BAG218
- Animal Husbandry III (Feed And Nutrition) BAG202
- Animal Health Care VAG100
- Animal Breeding BAG301
- Animal Husbandry II (Animal Health) BAG201
- Animal Husbandry I (Animal Anatomy And Physiology) BAG101
Students are to select 1 Module from the following list:-
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Each of the modules mentioned can also be studied as a standalone course if you prefer.
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