Animal Behaviour and Welfare University of Chester

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.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    University Centre Reaseheath

  • Start date

    17 September 2018

  • Duration

    3 years


Course details

Modules

For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.

Assessment method

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.


How to apply

Application deadlines

To guarantee the university or college will consider you for this course, you must apply by:

15 January

Application codes

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

Course code D325
Institution code C55
Campus name University Centre Reaseheath

Points of entry

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:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
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


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

Additional fee information

The University may increase these fees at the start of each subsequent year of your course in line with inflation at that time, as measured by the Retail Price Index. These fee levels and increases are subject to any necessary government, and other regulatory, approvals.