Warwickshire College Group

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Coventry University

Animal Behaviour and Training (with Foundation Year)

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Course summary

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This BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour and Training with Foundation Year course 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. Animal behaviour is an extremely popular and diverse sector within the animal industry. The Foundation phase of the course is integrated and is studied across the first two years of the programme. You will study additional modules alongside core Level 4 course modules. In the first year you will be supported to develop scientific knowledge of anatomy and physiology through the development of a learning toolkit portfolio. You will also engage with applied learning that links your academic studies to professional practice. In your second year you will be given individual supervision to enhance your independent learning skills as you progress through the courses. This course is validated in partnership with Coventry University.

Course details

Modules

Modules may include: Year 1 – Level 4: Learning Toolkit Portfolio Applied Anatomy and Physiology Applied Learning Portfolio ASSET (Academic Study Skills and Entrepreneurial Thinking) Year 2 – Level 4: Principles of Animal Ethology Applied Animal Management The Animal Industry Psychology of Animal Training Independent Learning Portfolio Year 3 - Level 5: Animal Health and Disease Habitat and Environmental Enrichment Animal Development and Training Research Design and Analysis Human Psychology for Animal Trainers Specialist Animal Management Year 4 - Level 6: Ethics and the Animal Industry Advances in Behavioural Research Contemporary Issues in Welfare and Behaviour Dissertation (Double Module) Advanced Animal Training

Assessment method

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.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
D307
Institution code:
W25
Campus name:
Moreton Morrell College
Campus code:
M

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

International applicants

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants will normally be expected to have some prior practical experience.


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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £4500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4500 Year 1
Scotland £4500 Year 1
Wales £4500 Year 1
International £6000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Years 1 and 2 £4500 per year (United Kingdom) Years 3 and 4 £8735 per year ( United Kingdom) Years 1 and 2 £6000 per year (International) Years 3 and 4 £11450 per year (International) Please visit our website at the following link to view course fees. https://wcg.ac.uk/page/180/he-fees-and-financial-support

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Provider information

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Warwickshire College Group
Warwick New Road
Leamington Spa
CV32 5JE


Clearing contact details

Clearing Hotline

0330 135 6840

Course Clearing information

Additional information

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Animal Behaviour and Training (with Foundation Year) at Warwickshire College Group - UCAS