Warwickshire College Group

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Coventry University

Animal Behaviour and Training

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Course summary

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The BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour and Training course provides you with the skills and knowledge you need to begin work in one of the most diverse and rewarding sectors of the animal industry. This course will develop your knowledge and skills in animal behaviour and ethology, whilst exploring the ethics and key legislation necessary for anyone working with animals. This course is validated in partnership with Coventry University.

Course details


Modules may include: Year 1 - Level 4: Principles of Animal Ethology Animal Anatomy and Physiology Applied Animal Management The Animal Industry ASSET (Academic Study Skills and Entrepreneurial Thinking) Psychology of Animal Training Year 2 - Level 5: Animal Health and Disease Habitat and Environmental Enrichment Animal Development and Training Research Design and Analysis Human Psychology for Animal Trainers Specialist Animal Management Year 3 - Level 6: Ethics and the Animal Industry Advances in Behavioural Research Contemporary Issues in Welfare and Behaviour Dissertation (Double Module) Advanced Animal Training

Assessment method

Each module has its own specific assessment profile, e.g. 100% coursework, or 50% coursework and 50% written examination. Modules are assessed using a variety of methods (real life case studies, professional projects, reports and essays, presentations and video documentaries, research dissertation) allowing you to develop a range of skills related to the subject area and to build confidence in the subject.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeD306
Institution code W25
Campus nameMoreton Morrell College
Campus codeM

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 104 points This may be derived from a Level 3 qualification in a related subject or A Levels, ideally including one Science subject.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 Applicants will also need five GCSEs at grade 4 or above (or equivalent) including English Language, Science and Mathematics.

Applicants will normally be expected to have some prior practical experience.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8735 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8735 Year 1
Scotland £8735 Year 1
Wales £8735 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please visit our website at the following link to view course fees. https://wcg.ac.uk/page/180/he-fees-and-financial-support
Animal Behaviour and Training at Warwickshire College Group - UCAS