This programme provides a comprehensive practical and theoretical understanding of animal behaviour. Students are equipped with an understanding of companion and wild animal behaviour which can be applied to both domestic and commercial environments. What You Study: animal behaviour and physiology; health and nutrition; research methods; human and animal psychology; animal welfare and legislation; domestic and exotic species’ behaviour; training working animals. A final year ‘top up’ is also available for applicants that have a HND or Foundation Degree in an appropriate subject (select year 3 as point of entry).
You will study; Animal behaviour and physiology Health and nutrition Research methods Human and animal psychology Animal welfare and legislation Domestic and exotic species’ behaviour Animal training Research skills Business and marketing Consulting and animal behaviour management.
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
- Year 2
- Year 3
.Students with an appropriate HNC can apply for direct entry to Year 2. Students with an appropriate Level 5 qualification and animal training experience can apply for direct entry to Year 3. Life and/or experience of non-traditional students will be taken into account when considering applications. The successful completion of an entry task will be required when considering applications without the required formal entry qualifications.
Additional entry requirements
GCSE English at grade C/4 or above
English language requirements
If first language is not English, or a Tier 4 student visa to study is required and GCSE grade C/4 English or equivalent is not held, English language proficiency level such as International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.0 overall (with a minimum 5.5 in each skill) will need evidencing.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|