This programme is designed for students who have already completed a Foundation Degree in Animal Behaviour and Welfare or equivalent qualification. It allows for more in-depth specialist knowledge development and the opportunity for research into a chosen field of study. You will assess animal welfare and behaviour in a range of settings, including farming, zoos, the leisure and entertainment sectors, laboratory and domestic environments.
Practical and professional skills development (30 credits), animal cognition and behaviour (30 credits), advanced animal welfare (30 credits), research project (30 credits). Total 120 credits.
You will be continually assessed through assignments, project work, oral presentations, poster presentations, seminars, group discussions and a dissertation. There will also be a small number of exams, for which you will be prepared.
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Merrist Wood College|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Animal Behaviour Welfare Foundation Degree or HND (or suitable equivalent subject) with a
minimum Pass profile. Plus a minimum of Grade C at GCSE for English, maths and science. A minimum IELTS score of 6 /TOEFL equivalent is required for those for whom English is not their first
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttps://www.merristwood.ac.uk/CourseInformation/DegreeLevelCourseDetails.aspx/727000325100992/Animal%20Management
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7,974||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Stoke Park Campus
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