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BSc (Hons) Top up Degree in Animal Behaviour and Welfare at Chichester College Group, Brinsbury Campus has been designed for people who have a keen interest in the behaviour of domestic and wild animals, and who have a passion for improving the welfare of animals within our care. This course will equip you with the specialist knowledge and skills needed to enter the animal industry in a wide and diverse range of specialist areas from trainers and behaviourists to welfare analysts and lecturers. The course has been designed to meet the requirements of the animal industry and is underpinned by the research and industry experience of our staff. The Level 6 course develops knowledge in the areas of behaviour and welfare, extending knowledge and skills in these areas to cover cognition and training along with ethics and law related to animal welfare. Students will also undertake a dissertation on a topic of their choice, fully supported by a research skills module and specialist lecturers.
This course offers the following subject options:
You will benefit from a comprehensive programme of academic study skills throughout the course. Units will include: Applied Animal Welfare, Animal Law and Ethics, Advanced Behaviour Modification, Learning and Training, and Research Methods Dissertation.
You will be assessed through a mixture of written assignments and reports, posters and oral presentations, practical assessments, discussions and debates, as well as creating material suitable for online social media platforms.
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||Brinsbury Campus|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||Not accepted|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Not accepted|
|Access to HE Diploma||Not accepted|
|Scottish Higher||Not accepted|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||Maths, English and Science are preferred at grade 4/C and above|
|HND (BTEC)||M||Overall Merit - A typical offer will include studies of the Animal/Equine Discipline and of the Anatomy & Physiology.|
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250 *||Whole course|
|EU||£9,250 *||Whole course|
|England||£9,250 *||Whole course|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250 *||Whole course|
|Scotland||£9,250 *||Whole course|
|Wales||£9,250 *||Whole course|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.