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.
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.
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
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
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Applications from mature students, without the standard entry requirements, who are working in the animal industry, are warmly welcomed.
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