Why choose this degree?
- Gain the knowledge needed to become a Clinical Animal Behaviourist as the course can be used towards accreditation following graduation.
- Develop expertise through an extended animal behaviour dissertation project.
- Combine study and work with this flexible, part-time course.
- Impact of scent enrichment on behaviour of reptiles.
- Effect of noise levels in grooming facilities on dog behaviour and stress levels.
- Cooperative care doesn’t scare - impact of choice and control on stress levels in dogs during routine nail clipping (presented at the ISAE Benelux 2022).
- Investigation into veterinary professionals’ knowledge of cognitive dysfunction syndrome in cats.
LEVEL 6, YEAR 1 • Animal Communication Learning and Training • Ethology Domestication and Anthrozoology • Mechanisms of Behaviour • Ethics Welfare and Law LEVEL 6, 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 constrained assessments. At Level 6 the Dissertation module will prove your skills within the field of research and we encourage students to present this work to other organisations.
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/.
Diploma of Higher Education, FdSc or HND in a relevant subject, plus GCSE Maths and English at grade C/4 or above (or level 2 equivalents).
Additional entry requirements
GCSE Maths and English @ Grade C/4 or above (or level 2 equivalents)
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||Overall score of 6.0 with minimum scores of 5.5 in any of Speaking, Reading, Writing and Listening (CEFR B2) www.ielts.org/about-ielts/ielts-for-migration/united-kingdom|
|Trinity ISE||Pass||Pass in each of Speaking, Reading, Writing and Listening (CEFR B2) www.trinitycollege.com/qualifications/SELT/UKVI|
|PTE Academic||60||Minimum score of 60 or higher in each of Speaking, Reading, Writing and Listening (CEFR B2) www.pearsonpte.com/selt-tests/pte-academic-ukvi|
We will also accept the following qualification: LanguageCert International ESOL SELT - minimum score of 33/50 in each of Speaking, Reading, Writing and Listening (CEFR B2) https://www.languagecert.org/en/uk-visa-exams/study-in-the-uk
Please email [email protected] for details
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£4625||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£4900||Year 1|
Additional fee information
If your household income is under £32,960 you could receive a bursary of up to £375 per annum. This can be used to help towards travel costs, books and equipment or anything else that will help you during your course. Depending on the financial information disclosed in your Student Loan application, UCS may make an automatic bursary award based on specific criteria as set out in our Access and Participation Plan. If this is not the case you may still be able to apply for financial support to the UCS HE Hardship fund by completing a Bursary Application Form (available from end of |Term 1). For more information please [email protected].