This postgraduate degree course will further your career in the animal behaviour and welfare community, combining classroom and vocational learning. Final Award: MSc Intermediate Awards: PgC, PgD The MSc programme in Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare is aimed at those that are due to graduate or have graduated in a related subject area. Alternatively, you may be employed within the animal industry with significant experience and would like to develop higher level skills relating to clinical behaviour in animals. Animal welfare is increasingly becoming a focus in all animal related industries, with increasing demand for clinical behaviourists and trainers across the UK and internationally. Key organisations such as the RSPCA and the Dog Trust are requiring more behaviour and welfare specialists as the industry moves towards becoming more regulated
Modules of study include: • Postgraduate Project • Applied Learning Theory • Research and Analysis • Applied Ethology • Animal Welfare Science • Animal Ethics • Animal Health, Physiology and Behaviour • Principles and Practices in Behaviour Consultations • Behaviour Modification and Therapy
Entry Requirements: Applicants would typically have a BSc (Hons) at a 2.1 classification or above. Applicants with a BSc (Hons) 2.2 classification, postgraduate diploma and/or with relevant industry experience may also be considered. References will be requested.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8000||Whole course|