"The staff at Sparsholt are fantastic, you can't fault them. They are really good and help us to work and teach us as much as possible."Amy, Level 3 Animal Management
With an international reputation for animal studies and zoo management, and rated â€˜Outstandingâ€™ by Ofsted, Sparsholt is the ideal starting point for a career in this highly
Home to the National Zoo Academy, our specialist Animal Management Centre houses 1,200 animals from 200 species including rare breeds, domestic, exotic and large farm animals –Â enabling you to gain theoretical and practical experience relevant for most careers in animal care. We also have a reptile house with a variety of exotic invertebrates to add an additional dimension to your studies.
As one of the few colleges with a zoo licence, our Animal Management Centre is open to the public and students gain valuable work experience through their public interactions.
See where an Animal Management course can lead you to in the future:
“I haveÂ previously worked at Edinburgh Zoo, Birdworld and Ecotrek â€“ South African Safaris. Animal management students will benefit from myÂ industry links and passion for sharing myÂ knowledge of the natural world.”