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Warwickshire College Group

Animal Behaviour and Training

UCAS Code: D306

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


or A Levels ideally including one science subject.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Five GCSE's at grade C or above including English Language, Science and Mathematics.

UCAS Tariff

104

Level 3 qualification in Animal Management or a related subject; or Kitemarked Access to HE (Science Route)

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Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Other options

4.0 years | Sandwich | 2020

Animal behaviour is an extremely popular and rapidly growing sector within the animal industry. Careers in animal behaviour include companion animal training, behaviour therapy, research, animal welfare science or zoo keeping.

BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour and Training provides you with the skills and knowledge you need to begin work in one of the most diverse and rewarding sectors of the animal industry. This course will develop your knowledge and skills in animal behaviour and ethology, whilst exploring the ethics and key legislation necessary for anyone working with animals.

This course is validated in partnership with Coventry University.

Modules

Typical modules include:

Level 4 (Year 1):
Principles of Animal Ethology;
Animal Anatomy and Physiology;
Applied Animal Management;
The Animal Industry;
ASSET (Academic Study Skills and Entrepreneurial Thinking);
Psychology of Animal Training.

Level 5 (Year Two):
Animal Health and Disease;
Habitat and Environmental Enrichment;
Animal Development and Training;
Research Design and Analysis;
Human Psychology for Animal Trainers;
Specialist Animal Management.

Level 6 (Year Three):
Ethics and the Animal Industry;
Advances in Behavioural Research;
Contemporary Issues in Welfare and Behaviour;
Dissertation (Double Module);
Advanced Animal Training.

Assessment methods

Each module has its own specific assessment profile, e.g. 100% coursework, or 50% coursework and 50% written examination.

Modules are assessed using a variety of methods (real life case studies, professional projects, reports and essays, presentations and video documentaries, research dissertation) allowing you to develop a range of skills related to the subject area and to build confidence in the subject.

Tuition fees

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England
£8,735
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,735
per year
Scotland
£8,735
per year
Wales
£8,735
per year

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Course location:

Moreton Morrell College

Department:

Health and Care

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