Oxford Brookes University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Animal Behaviour and Welfare (Solihull College)

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Course summary

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The Animal Behaviour and Welfare BSc (Hons) top-up degree programme is designed to enable people who have successfully completed a Level 5 qualification in animal related studies to upgrade their qualifications to a vocationally relevant, BSc (Hons) qualification. Graduates are equipped with the knowledge and skills required to pursue employment in advanced animal behavioural or welfare based roles, e.g. animal welfare inspectors, animal behaviour therapists, animal trainers, animal facility managers or animal science researchers. The curriculum allows for continued progression on to level 7 courses.

Course details

Modules

This is a full-time, modular course requiring two days attendance per week for one year at Solihull College with additional time spent developing practical skills at Solihull's Animal Care Centre and in a work placement. The Animal Behaviour and Welfare Degree year builds on your previous study and offers completion of an Honours Degree. The programme develops contemporary, high-level animal behaviour and welfare knowledge and skills, through modules which are at the cutting edge of their fields and/or look at new and emerging subject areas. During this year you also get the opportunity to pursue a research interest of your choice whilst completing your dissertation module.


How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Application codes

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Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

This course is not available to applicants who require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level Not accepted
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Not accepted
Access to HE Diploma Not accepted
Scottish Higher Not accepted

Students will usually have achieved an average grade (GPA) of 55% in the Fd(Sc) in Animal Behaviour and Welfare or an equivalent relevant animal related level 5 qualification of 240 CAT points, subject to individual credit rating by Oxford Brookes University. Students who have studied the HND in Animal Management or equivalent HND will need an overall merit profile.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7570 Year 1
Channel Islands £7570 Year 1
England £7570 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7570 Year 1
Scotland £7570 Year 1
Wales £7570 Year 1
International £9270 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note tuition fees may increase in subsequent years for both new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Oxford Brookes University intends to continue to set fees at the maximum level permitted for new and returning Home/EU students. Fees are subject to agreement by the Office for Students.
Animal Behaviour and Welfare (Solihull College) at Oxford Brookes University - UCAS