Animal Therapy and Rehabilitation (Top Up) (Abingdon and Witney College) at Oxford Brookes University - UCAS

Oxford Brookes University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Animal Therapy and Rehabilitation (Top Up) (Abingdon and Witney College)

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Course summary

The one-year BSc (top-up) in Animal Therapy and Rehabilitation course is aimed at people who wish to upgrade a Level 5 qualification in animal therapy studies, such as the FdSc in Animal Therapy and Rehabilitation, to a BSc (Hons) qualification. This course will allow you to develop and expand on your scientific knowledge of animal therapy and rehabilitation, alongside practical application of this knowledge within animal therapy industries. The focus is on canines but includes a range of other small and large species. Within this course there are opportunities to develop your academic skills, through critical analysis and evaluation of contemporary research. You may also acquire an accredited Level 3 Certificate in Small Animal Hydrotherapy. Graduates may progress into graduate roles within animal therapy industries or may continue their studies by progressing onto Level 7 studies, such as Masters degree courses. This course is taught at Witney College, at the Common Leys Campus. Therefore you may need to consider travel costs depending on your proximity to the campus

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Students will usually have completed the FdSc Animal Therapy and Rehabilitation or will have achieved an average GPA of 55% in a relevant animal related level 5 qualification of 240 CAT points, or equivalent. It may be possible, in certain situations, to gain accreditation of prior learning to enable students to enter the course with advanced standing or gain exemption from an element/ elements of the programme. This is assessed on an individual basis and is awarded in line with Oxford Brookes University’s regulations on accreditation of prior learning, available at

English language requirements

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English language requirement

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7570 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7570 Year 1
Scotland £7570 Year 1
Wales £7570 Year 1
Channel Islands £7570 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note tuition fees for Home students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Tuition fees for International students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students. Oxford Brookes University intends to maintain its fees for new and returning Home students at the maximum permitted level.
Animal Therapy and Rehabilitation (Top Up) (Abingdon and Witney College) at Oxford Brookes University - UCAS