This programme is a Top Up course offered by the college in Animal Behaviour, Welfare and Conservation. It is designed to provide clear career based pathways at BSc (Hons) level into key aspects of the animal industry. Core units on the programme provide a fundamental basis for the development of skills and understanding in Human-Animal Interactions and Animal Behaviour, that are relevant to both husbandry and conservation. Alongside this the programmes develops skills for employment within the industry, or further study or research at postgraduate level. The programme leads to a full BSc (Hons) and uses specialist units to develop a clearer understanding the purpose of animal collections within current ethical, legislative and societal constructs, or can develop skills and understanding of studying animals in the wild and their conservation. Alongside this is the development of skills and knowledge to successfully manage whole collections of species to maintain welfare or understand the practicalities of animal conservation in practice. Modules Students will study modules in the following topics: Individual Research Dissertation, Applied Anthrozoology, Animal Cognition. Student may choose two from the following options Advanced Collections Management, The Role of the Modern Collection, Behavioural Ecology and Wildlife Population Recovery.
Core modules: Independent Research Dissertation Applied Anthrozoology Animal Cognition Option modules (Choose two): Role of Modern Collections Advanced Collection Management Behavioural Ecology Wildlife Population Recovery
students will be assessed using a range of methods that try to reflect industry practice. This includes presentations, educational materials, academic posters, portfolios, grant proposals and records of field work.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
The college is able to consider places on the course for international students. This is subject to suitable visas for study in the UK and meeting entry requirements for IELTS or evidence of a suitable level of English. The college has a very limited accommodation offer for international students but is happy to provide support to find local accommodation.
Students with FdSc in Animal Behaviour/ management or similar are eligible for this Top Up
English language requirements
students should have gained IELTs at 5.5 average or above.
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
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