Animal Behaviour Welfare Conservation (Top Up) at Kingston Maurward College - UCAS

Kingston Maurward College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Bournemouth University

Animal Behaviour Welfare Conservation (Top Up)

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Course summary

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

Assessment method

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

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

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.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Whole course
Northern Ireland £9250 Whole course
Scotland £9250 Whole course
Wales £9250 Whole course
Channel Islands £9250 Whole course
EU £13500 Whole course
International £13500 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £13500 Whole course

Additional fee information

The course may include additional costs. These include suitable PPE for practical with animals or field work. Day trips may have costs of c £10-20 each. Study tours may also be included as part of the programme with costs of c.£300
Animal Behaviour Welfare Conservation (Top Up) at Kingston Maurward College - UCAS