Plumpton College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Royal Agricultural University

Applied Animal Behaviour & Welfare Top-up

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Course summary

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.

Course details


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

Assessment method

Coursework, research project, exams

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1

Additional fee information

International students please contact the institution for up to date fee information for 2019-20.
Applied Animal Behaviour & Welfare Top-up at Plumpton College - UCAS