This programme is one of two Top Up courses offered by the college in Animal Behaviour, Welfare and Conservation. Both are designed to provide clear career based pathways at BSc (Hons) level into key aspects of the animal industry. Core units on both programmes 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 with the industry, or further study or research at postgraduate level. The Animal Conservation Top Up uses specialist units to explore the use of reintroductions from captive populations and other techniques for the successful management of populations of species in the wild. Behavioural Ecology allows students to develop a deeper understanding of the development of behaviours in the natural environment. It also provides skills in behavioural field work through active research projects. Modules Students on the programme will study the following modules: Individual Research Dissertation, Anthrozoology, Animal Cognition, Skills for Industry Practice, Emerging Infectious Diseases, Behavioural Ecology, Wildlife Population Recovery
Individual Research Dissertation (30) Anthrozoology (15) Animal Cognition (15) Skills for Industry Practice (15) Emerging Infectious Diseases (15) Behavioural Ecology (15) Wildlife Population Recovery (15)
This course is assessed by coursework, presentations, authentic style reports and examinations.
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 programme is designed as a specific continuation of the FdSc in Animal Behaviour Welfare and Conservation at Kingston Maurward College. However, applications are warmly welcomed from external applicants with qualifications, including those from international students, in an appropriate range of animal behaviour and welfare related subjects at Foundation Degree or HND level. Entry requirements are for a Pass grade or 120 credits, or equivalent, at Level 5.
This course id designed for progression from Foundation Degrees.
English language requirements
International students required to meet IELTS (Academic) 6.0 or above (with minimum 5.5 in each component)
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Whole course|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Whole course|
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Course contact detailsVisit our course page
Bethany Westerman, HE Administrator