UCR - University Centre Reaseheath
University Centre Reaseheath

Alex Sawyer

Lecturer and Course Manager

Alex has a BSc (Hons) in Zoology from the University of Liverpool, and went on to work for the university as a research technician and animal technician. Alex spent 5 years as a mammal keeper at the WWT Martin Mere, looking after Asian short clawed otters and Eurasian beavers, as well as working with their herd of English Longhorn Cattle and many avian species. Alex gained a PGCE whilst lecturing in Animal Studies at Myerscough College. Alex is currently the Principal Examiner for the animal management science and wildlife pathways for City & Guilds. Alex is also ‘Artist in Residence’ for the conservation charity Wild&Free, with all funds from sales going directly to help animal conservation and rehabilitation. 

Photo of Alex Sawyer

Research Interests

  • Animal Behaviour & Management
  • Husbandry

 

Animal Science Courses

Animal Science

BSc (Hons) in Applied Zoology 

3 Years

Full-Time

Animal Science

BSc (Hons) in Veterinary Nursing

4 Years

Full-Time

Access to Higher Education

Access to Higher Education Diploma (Land Based Studies)

1 Year

Full-Time

Animal Science

BSc (Hons) Zoo Management (Top-Up)

1 Year

Full-Time

Animal Science

Foundation Degree Zoo Management

2 Years

Full-Time

Animal Science

Foundation Degree in Animal Management (Behaviour and Welfare)

2 Years

Full-Time

Animal Science

BSc (Hons) Animal Management (Behaviour and Welfare) (Top-Up)

1 Year

Full-Time

Animal Science

BSc (Hons) in Animal Behaviour & Welfare (Including Foundation Year)

4 Years

Full-Time

Animal Science

BSc (Hons) in Animal Behaviour & Welfare

3 Years

Full-Time