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University Biomedical Services (UBS)

 

Fees effective from 01 September 2019 – 31 August 2020

Course costs include certification fees. Registration fees are paid directly to the IAT.

Level 2

Unit title

No of credits

Cost £ (class)

Cost £ (online)

Lab animal housing & routines

12

150

132

The production of animals

8

106

88

Lab animal nutrition

4

62

44

Intro to lab animal facility ethics

4

62

44

Intro to lab animal facility legislation

8

106

88

Lab animal health & husbandry

12

150

132

Lab animal biology

8

106

88

Animal facility physical science

8

106

88

Numeracy

4

62

44

Communication

4

62

44

ICT

4

62

44

Full course cost

 

1034

836

For those who have not completed the course in the advised time of one year and have not completed a deferral form will be charged a £10 administration fee to submit further work. In addition to this, the following costs will be charged per unit submitted.

Unit title

No of hours marking

Cost £

Lab animal housing & routines

1

20

The production of animals

0.5

10

Lab animal nutrition

0.5

10

Intro to lab animal facility ethics

1

20

Intro to lab animal facility legislation

1

20

Lab animal health & husbandry

1

20

Lab animal biology

1

20

Animal facility physical science

1

20

Numeracy

1

20

Communication

0.25

5

ICT

0.25

5

Level 2 fast track option is available – cost £504.

This option should be completed within four months. Any work not submitted within 6 months will also incur the above charges.

Level 3

Unit title

No of credits

Cost £ (class)

Cost £ (online)

Housing & biosecurity barriers

8

162

144

Disease control

12

234

216

Lab animal welfare

8

162

144

Management of breeding colonies

12

234

216

The use of GA animals in research

8

162

144

Scientific procedures

12

234

216

Ethics

4

90

72

Lab animal facility legislation

8

162

144

Animal transportation

8

162

144

Animal cell biology

8

162

144

Lab animal physiology

12

234

216

Full course cost

 

1998

1800

For those who have not completed the course in the advised time of two years and have not completed a deferral form will be charged a £10 administration fee to submit further work. In addition to this, the following costs will be charged per unit submitted.

Unit title

No of hours marking

Cost £

Housing & biosecurity barriers

1.5

30

Disease control

1.5

30

Lab animal welfare

1

20

Management of breeding colonies

1.5

30

The use of GA animals in research

1

20

Scientific procedures

1.5

30

Ethics

1.5

30

Lab animal facility legislation

1

20

Animal transportation

1

20

Animal cell biology

1.5

30

Lab animal physiology

1

20