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

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Course summary

The FdSc in Animal Therapy and Rehabilitation is designed to prepare you for a career in the animal complimentary physical therapy and rehabilitation industry. The first year provides a wide background in animal science and utilises the animal facilities to develop your animal handling and management skills. The second year focuses on developing your knowledge of the principles and application of therapy techniques in a wide range of therapies, developing your practical skills, including utilising the onsite, canine hydrotherapy facilities. On completing this course, you may progress on to our BSc top-up course or move into employment in this rapidly growing industry. This course is for people who might have current or previous experience working with animals. However, we also welcome applications from those of you with a desire to gain qualifications which would equip you to work in an animal therapy related industry. This course is taught at Witney College, at the Common Leys Campus. 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

A minimum of two years' relevant work experience and a current role in an appropriate workplace setting, plus a line manager's letter of support and recommendation, may be accepted in lieu of UCAS Tariff points.

English language requirements

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English language requirement

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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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
EU £9900 Year 1
International £9900 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 (Abingdon and Witney College) at Oxford Brookes University - UCAS