Animal Studies

Your Future in Animal Studies

Our on-site Animal Studies unit contains an impressive variety of animals such as bearded dragons, snakes, tortoises, chameleons, geckos, rabbits, mice, degus, parrots and many more small animals, birds and reptiles.

Industry experienced lecturers and instructors will teach you practical, hands-on skills and in-depth theory enabling you to build up valuable industry experience and skills

Animal Welfare Licence: 32UBAW20001


Our Animal Studies unit includes a large outside area, a nocturnal room, a forest room, a desert room, a domestic room, a practical area, and a computer room.

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Your Passion. Your Purpose

   Meet our Animal Studies Learners

Alice Dowlman

The course is really varied. We study the biology of different animals and their behaviour, as well as health and diseases.

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Kayleigh Spinks

The work experience that I have undertaken has led to me securing a job with a vet, enabling me to take my career further.

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Alicia Emery

I’ve always wanted to be a vet, and after coming to a Boston College Open Event and seeing the Animal Care unit I knew I wanted to study here.

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Tour Our Facilities

Find out more about our amazing Animal Studies facilities

Life as a Student

Find out what life is like as an Animal Studies Student at Boston College!


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