This top-up programme will provide you with a systematic understanding of key aspects of animal behaviour and welfare, including acquisition of coherent and detailed knowledge. Through different subject delivery you will be able to devise and sustain arguments and solve problems, using ideas and techniques at the forefront of the discipline. You will be able to apply the theory to practical scenarios giving you the qualities and skills necessary for employment or academia. You'll be encouraged to develop your analytical and critical skills; enabling you to assess animal welfare and to use assessment procedures of animal behaviour to evaluate animal wellbeing. Focusing on issues that relate to the animals, you'll study a wide variety of species and look at the impact on the animal behaviour, welfare and management industries.
Core Modules: Research Project Animal Cognition and Neuroscience Animal Welfare and the Law Elective Modules: Human-animal interaction Companion Animal Behaviour Counselling Contemporary Advances in Animal Behaviour
Coursework, research project, exams
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Successful completion of a Foundation Degree in Animal Science or Animal Management with a minimum mean grade of 55% or an equivalent Science based qualification such as an HND or FdSc Veterinary Nursing. Students with English as a second language will be required to have gained IELTS level 6.5 overall with level 6.0 in writing.
English language requirements
Students with English as a second language will be required to have gained IELTS level 6.5 overall with level 6.0 in writing.
Fees and funding
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