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Course summary

If you are looking to top up your degree to help you on your career journey, this is the ideal course for you. You will gain a systematic understanding of important elements of animal behavior and welfare as a result of this add-on program, along with the ability to acquire comprehensive and in-depth knowledge. You will be able to create and support arguments and find solutions through the delivery of various subject matter using cutting-edge discipline-specific concepts and methods. You will be able to put the theory into practice, which will equip you with the traits and abilities required for work or academic success. You will be encouraged to hone your analytical and critical thinking abilities so that you can assess the welfare of animals and use methods for assessing animal behavior to do so. You will study a wide range of species with an emphasis on animal issues, and you'll consider the effects on the animal behavior, welfare, and management sectors. What you should know about this course

  • Benefit from the Hadlow multi-million pound, state-of-the-art Animal Management Centre
  • Students benefit from using the most up-to-date equipment in the aquaria, pet trade and zoological fields
  • Partnered with The Pet Charity, Pet Industry Federation and Centre of Applied Pet Ethology
  • Top up your existing FD qualification in a related subject in just one year.


Learning takes place through a combination of timetabled learning and independent study. Seminars and workshops enable you to discuss and develop your understanding of topics covered in lectures in smaller groups. You will also be able to meet your personal tutor. Timetabled learning may fall between 9am and 9pm depending on your courses and tutorials.

Assessment method

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

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Hadlow College (Part of North Kent College)
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants without the required UCAS Tariff points that have relevant experience may be considered.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2023/24 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2024/25 academic year. Please follow this link for more information:
Applied Animal Behavioural Science (Final Year Entry) at University of Greenwich - UCAS