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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.
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
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!
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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
|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
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8000*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£8000*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.