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Canterbury Christ Church University

Animal Science and English Literature

UCAS Code: DQ33
BA/BSc (Hons) 3 years full-time 2017
BA/BSc (Hons) 5 years part-time 2017
Ucas points guide

112

% applicants receiving offers

Not Available

Subjects
  • Animal science
  • English studies
Student score
72% LOW
82% MED
% employed or in further study
Not Available
94% MED
Average graduate salary
Not Available
£18k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
Not Available

Scottish Highers
Not Available

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

UCAS tariff points
112

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

Not Available

Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

£9,250

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

Our selection of Combined Honours courses, one of the most extensive in the United Kingdom, enables you to diversify your learning and employability skills. Study for a degree that combines two different subjects; beneficial to those who have particular cross-discipline interests or those who are not yet sure what they want to specialise in. Visit our website to find out more about Combined Honours courses and what benefits they can offer you.

Modules

Animal science Year 1: Combined honours core modules: Core science; variety of life. Year 2: Combined honours core modules: Animal care and behaviour. Optional Modules: Animal care and behaviour. Year 3: Combined honours core modules: Animal health and welfare. Optional Modules: Pests parasites and pathogens; plant responses to the environment; practical ecology (option for majors only); aspects of pollution; radiobiology; biological imaging and photography (option for majors only); individual study. English literature Year 1 Core modules: Introduction to English drama; theory and the novel; introduction to poetry; the invention of America; critical approaches to English literature; English language: present, past and future; introduction to Shakespeare: texts and contexts; starred modules. Year 2: Core modules: Group A: Eighteenth-century fiction: Bunyan to Smollett; seventeenth-century literature and society; the Canterbury tales; ways of reading Shakespeare. Group B: American modernism 1880-1960; British romanticism 1785-1831; ethnic American literatures 1880-1960; literature between the wars 1918-39; the descent of English: from old English to standard English; Victorian literature 1832-1901 (40 credits); starred modules. Year 3: Core modules: Group A: Lovers and fighters in medieval English literature; satire 1693-1752; topics in renaissance literature and culture; topics in Shakespeare and Shakespeareâ??s background. Group B: American postmodernism from 1960; creative writing; ethnic American literatures since 1960; topics in contemporary literature; topics in Victorian literature; starred modules.

Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Cathedral

We're a non-traditional university with an open and welcoming environment - everyone feels at home in our historic settings. Canterbury, our main campus, is a World Heritage Site and one of the safest university cities in England and Wales. As well as a wide range of exciting courses, there is loads to see and do outside of your studies, with London and even France easily accessible for a day trip. Canterbury: think history, great teaching and an unrivalled student experience.

How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
28%
72%

Year 1

28%
72%

Year 2

28%
72%

Year 3

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
27%
73%

Year 1

43%
57%

Year 2

100%

Year 3

What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 74%
Student score 72% LOW
Able to access IT resources

89%

Staff made the subject interesting

79%

Library resources are satisfactory

79%

Feedback on work has been helpful

74%

Feedback on work has been prompt

58%

Staff are good at explaining things

84%

Received sufficient advice and support

68%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
4% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
75% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
0% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
257 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
85% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
23% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study Not Available
Average graduate salary Not Available
Graduates who are other elementary services occupations

8%

Graduates who are sales assistants and retail cashiers

29%

Graduates who are animal care and control services

20%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
These stats refer to the prospects for graduates from both general animal studies courses and those for particular animals (such as equine science). Graduates don't generally get jobs as vets when they graduate; the most common jobs tend to be roles caring for animals, such as veterinary nurses. Some of these jobs are not currently classified as professional level occupations, but in reality, graduates report that their degree was necessary in getting the job, and that they got the jobs that they wanted, meaning the stats you see might not completely represent just how useful these degrees are for getting into animal care careers.
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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 86%
Student score 82% MED
Able to access IT resources

91%

Staff made the subject interesting

87%

Library resources are satisfactory

85%

Feedback on work has been helpful

75%

Feedback on work has been prompt

59%

Staff are good at explaining things

85%

Received sufficient advice and support

79%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
33% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
76% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
26% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
251 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
74% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
6% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 94% MED
Average graduate salary £18k MED
Graduates who are teaching and educational professionals

9%

Graduates who are sales assistants and retail cashiers

7%

Graduates who are other elementary services occupations

11%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
English is one of the most popular degree subjects and in 2012, more than 12,000 students graduated with English degrees. As good communication is so important to modern business, you can find English graduates in all parts of the economy, although obviously, you can't expect to get a job as a doctor or nuclear physicist. There isn't a lot of difference in terms of outcomes between taking English language or English literature, so choose the one that suits you and don't worry about whether one is more likely to get you the job you want than the other. About one in five English graduates went into further study last year, and apart from further degrees in English, graduates were also likely to go onto teaching, law or publishing. All in all it's a flexible option – some even changed career direction entirely and took postgraduate courses in subjects like nursing or maths.
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