University Centre Sparsholt has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
WHY CHOOSE THIS DEGREE?
- Gain the knowledge needed to become a Certified Clinical Animal Behaviourist accredited by The Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASAB)
- Combine study and work with this flexible, part-time course
- Develop expertise through an extended animal behaviour dissertation project
Each year includes an assessed work placement unit or a period of work placement. YEAR 1 • Animal Communication Learning and Training • Ethology Domestication and Anthrozoology • Mechanisms of Behaviour • Ethics Welfare and Law YEAR 2 • Human Psychology and Clinical Practice • Dissertation and Data Analysis
You will showcase your knowledge through a combination of written assignments, case studies, seminar presentations and exams. At Level 6 the dissertation unit will prove your skills within the field of research and we encourage students to present this work to other organisations.
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
How to apply
To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
We welcome applications from international students who have permissions to study on a part-time course. For further details on the English language requirements, visa requirements and student life, please see our website https://www.sparsholt.ac.uk/international/.
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||Not accepted|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Not accepted|
|Access to HE Diploma||Not accepted|
|Scottish Higher||Not accepted|
Diploma of Higher Education, FdSc or HND in a relevant subjects including FdSc Veterinary Nursing; or Recognition or Prior Learning (RPL) Portfolio. Plus GCSE Maths and English at grade C/4 or above or Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||6.0 overall, with a minimum 5.5 in any band|
|Cambridge English Advanced||B||Score 169-175 (FCE grade B; CAE level B2)|
We will also accept the following qualifications from EU students: GCSE English Language at grade C/4 or above; IGCSE English (as a first or second language) at grade C/4 or above; AS or A level English Language or English Literature; International Baccalaureate (English A or B syllabus or English Literature Standard or Higher level) grade 4.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£4625*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£4900*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
Sparsholt offers a College Bursary of up to £750 per annum to all eligible students. Degree students can also apply for a grant to help cover non-travel costs associated with dissertations/ research projects, and subscriptions. For further details please see our website https://www.sparsholt.ac.uk/university-centre/fees-and-funding/.