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Applied Science Discipline

Higher Diploma in Pet Care and Wellness

Programme code AS114113

Semester 1:
  • Introduction to the Pet Industry
  • Essentials of Animal Nutrition
  • Fundamental Animal Physiology and Anatomy in Pet Care
  • Principles and Practices of Pet Care and Husbandry
  • Essential Workplace Communication: Effective Oral Interaction
  • Essential Workplace Communication: Digital Written Correspondence
  • Whole Person Development - MindShift: Achieving Personal Growth & Effectiveness
  • IT Essentials - Health and Life Sciences
Semester 2:
  • Sales and Marketing in Pet Industry
  • Microbiology for Animal Health
  • Pet Store Operation and Management
  • Animal Ethics, Welfare and Law
  • Vocational Chinese Communication: Putonghua Conversation and Reports
  • Professional Workplace Communication: Storytelling and Job Search
  • Whole Person Development - Collaboration, Teamwork & Social Engagement
  • Enrichment Module A
Semester 3:
  • Pet Grooming Techniques
  • Caring for Exotic Pets
  • Pet Common Diseases and Health Problems
  • Professional Workplace Communication: Proposal and Report Writing
  • Whole Person Development - Enhancing Competencies in the 21st Century Workplace
  • Enrichment Module B
Semester 4:
  • Applied Techniques for Pet Styling
  • Pet Food Preparation and Safety
  • Pet Breeding Management
  • Introduction to Alternative Therapy for Pets
  • Pet Care Sciences
  • Vocational Chinese Communication: Putonghua Presentations, Administrative and Technical Text Writing
  • Professional Workplace Communication: Pitching and Persuasive Presentation
  • Project
Semester 5:
  • Pet Behavioural Psychology and Training
  • Pet Care Service Industry
  • Integrated Pet Styling Techniques
  • Industrial Attachment