Animal Behaviour and Welfare at Activate Learning - UCAS

Activate Learning

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Kingston University

Animal Behaviour and Welfare

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Course summary

The Animal Behaviour and Welfare Foundation Degree provides a fascinating insight into the behaviour and welfare of a range of animal species and application of theory to maintain animal welfare. This includes, but is not limited to, companion animals, production livestock, zoos and aquaria and free ranging wild animals. Through academic course-based delivery, supported by integrated professional development, students will be able to engage with National Occupational Standards (NOS) and enhance their employment opportunities. Study of the subject area can open up a broad range of career pathways.

Modules

Year 1: professional development in the work environment 1 (30 credits), animal behaviour (30 credits), animal health, welfare and nutrition (30 credits), practical projects, enrichment and training (30 credits). Total 120 credits. Year 2: professional development in the work environment 2 (30 credits); research methods (30 credits); animal and human interactions (30 credits); animal welfare and ethics (30 credits). Total 120 credits.

Assessment method

You will be assessed through coursework in the form of written and practical assignments, essays, project work, practical skills tests, oral presentations, and written examinations. Most modules will have 2-3 assignments.


How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8000* Year 1
Northern Ireland £8000* Year 1
Scotland £8000* Year 1
Wales £8000* Year 1
Channel Islands £8000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Please note that tuition fees may increase in subsequent years for both new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Fees are subject to agreement by the Office for Students.

Provider information

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Merrist Wood College
Holly Lane
Worplesdon
Guildford
GU3 3PE


Clearing contact details

HE Admissions Team

0800 488 0378

Course Clearing information

Additional information

Monday 9am - 5pm Tuesday 9am - 6.30pm Wednesday 9am - 5pm Thursday 9am - 6.30pm Friday 9am - 4pm Additional dates available for telephones calls: Saturday 19th August - 9am - 1pm Sunday 20th August - 9am - 1pm Saturday 26th August - 9am - 1pm Sunday 27th August- 9am - 1pm


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Animal Behaviour and Welfare at Activate Learning - UCAS