University of Greenwich

Degree level: Undergraduate

Applied Animal Behavioural Science and Welfare

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Course summary

If you care about animal welfare, have an interest in the biological sciences, and want to work with animals, this foundation degree offers the perfect platform. You'll develop a range of biological science and animal-related skills by studying specific areas concerning animal behaviour and welfare. This will equip you for a variety of careers within the animal management industry, or for further study (such as BSc Hons Applied Behavioural Science and Welfare). Modules cover animal behaviour, welfare and husbandry, as well as breeding management and genetics. These make full use of the state-of-the-art facilities that are designed with animal welfare and species-specific behavioural needs in mind. The course is offered by one of the university's partner colleges: Hadlow College in Kent.

Course details

Modules

All degree courses are made of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures. Module content, and how each is module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment method

On this course, on average*, students are assessed by: Coursework- 65% Exams- 26% Practical- 8% Students are assessed through a combination of course work, exams and practical assessment where relevant. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
D322
Institution code:
G70
Campus name:
University Centre Hadlow
Campus code:
H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applications from mature students, without the standard entry requirements, who are working in the animal industry, are warmly welcomed.


English language requirements

For more information about our English Language Requirements, please click on the following link:

https://www.gre.ac.uk/international/help-and-support/courses


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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6165 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6165 Year 1
Scotland £6165 Year 1
Wales £6165 Year 1
EU £14500 Year 1
International £14500 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2021/22 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2022/23 academic year. Please follow this link for more information https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance
Applied Animal Behavioural Science and Welfare at University of Greenwich - UCAS