University of Greenwich

Degree level: Undergraduate

Applied Animal Behavioural Science and Welfare

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Course summary

This applied behavioural science and welfare degree is for students who want to pursue careers in animal behaviour and animal welfare - particularly with animals in captivity. This degree is aimed at those with an active interest in the welfare of animals in captivity and who wish to develop this into a professional career. You will develop your theoretical and practical skills with state-of-the-art facilities designed with animal welfare and specific behavioural needs in mind. Modules include animal behaviour, anatomy and physiology, animal cognition and learning, conservation, and animal health and disease management. The wide range of topics covered will enable you to consider a number of industry posts, including those in management and research. The course is offered by one of the university's partner colleges: Hadlow College in Kent. What you should know about this course

  • The course is offered by one of the university's partner colleges: Hadlow College in Kent.

Course details

Modules

All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment method

On this course, on average*, students are assessed by: Coursework- 65% Exams- 26% Practical- 8% Students are assessed through a combination of course work, exams and practical assessment where relevant. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.


How to apply

Application codes

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applications from mature students, without the standard entry requirements, who are working in the animal industry, are warmly welcomed.


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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8630 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8630 Year 1
Scotland £8630 Year 1
Wales £8630 Year 1
EU £14500 Year 1
International £14500 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2021/22 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2022/23 academic year. Please follow this link for more information https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance
Applied Animal Behavioural Science and Welfare at University of Greenwich - UCAS