Activate Learning

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Kingston University

Animal Behaviour and Welfare (Top-up)

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Course summary

TEF Silver

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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.

Course details

Modules

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.

Assessment method

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

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
GCSE/National 4/National 5 minimum of Grade 4 at GCSE for English, maths and science

Animal Behaviour Welfare Foundation Degree or HND (or suitable equivalent subject) with a minimum Pass profile.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8000* Year 1
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.

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.
Animal Behaviour and Welfare (Top-up) at Activate Learning - UCAS