This programme allows for more in-depth specialist knowledge development and the opportunity for research into a chosen field of study. You will develop awareness of current issues regarding animal management, behaviour and welfare in a range of settings, including farming, zoos, the leisure and entertainment sectors, laboratories and domestic environments. PROGRAMME MODULES → Animal Cognition (30 credits) → Concepts in Animal Welfare (30 credits) → Practical Experiments in Animal Behaviour (30 Credits) → Research Project (30 credits) CAREERS You could work in a variety of roles within welfare organisations, in the animal behaviour field, government departments, and in practical and research roles involving the management, welfare and training of animals.
Practical and professional skills development (30 credits), animal cognition and behaviour (30 credits), advanced animal welfare (30 credits), research project (30 credits). Total 120 credits.
You will be continually assessed through assignments, project work, oral presentations, poster presentations, seminars, group discussions and a dissertation. There will also be a small number of exams, for which you will be prepared.
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
Animal Behaviour Welfare Foundation Degree or HND (or suitable equivalent subject) with a minimum Pass profile.
English language requirements
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8000*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£8000*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.