On this course, you will discover how the study of animal behaviour is providing us with a fresh insight into how animals communicate and learn, what they feel and how they interact with their environment. The study of animal behaviour and welfare is changing attitudes towards animals, informing protection legislation, and providing us with a better understanding of how to meet animals’ needs. Teaching takes place at Reaseheath College and the Parkgate Road campus.
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.
Assessments are designed to encourage both academic skills and skills valued in the workplace. They include a combination of coursework and end-of-module examinations. Coursework includes essays and reports, data processing and presentations. The examinations vary, depending on the nature of the module, but may take the form of multiple-choice papers, essays, practical assessments and data handling questions.
To guarantee the university or college will consider you for this course, you must apply by:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Reaseheath College|
This means the year in which you would like to start the course.
‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.
‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.
You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.
The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||112 points|
|A level||BCC - BBC||
The Department requires one of the following subjects as essential for entry:
GCE A Level: Biology, Applied Science
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma||DMM||Animal Care/Management or Applied Science|
|Access to HE Diploma||
|Access to HE (Science) Diploma, to include 45 credits at level 3, 30 of which must be at Merit|
|Scottish Higher||BBBB||including Biology or Human Biology|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||26 points||including 5 in HL Biology|
|Irish Leaving Certificate - Higher Level||H3, H3, H3, H3||including Biology or Human Biology|
A Level General Studies accepted; Welsh Baccalaureate accepted alongside A Levels/BTEC/OCRs
|Channel Islands||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|EU||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|England||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£9,250 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.