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BSc (Hons) Degree in Animal Behaviour & Welfare (Oxford Brookes) Top-Up

1. Qualification detail

2. Course description

The Animal Behaviour and Welfare BSc (Hons) top-up degree programme is designed to enable people who have successfully completed a Level 5 qualification in animal related studies to upgrade their qualifications to a vocationally relevant, BSc (Hons) qualification. The Animal Behaviour and Welfare Degree year builds on your previous study and offers completion of an Honours Degree. The programme develops contemporary, high-level animal behaviour and welfare knowledge and skills, through modules which are at the cutting edge of their fields and/or look at new and emerging subject areas. During this year you also get the opportunity to pursue a research interest of your choice whilst completing your dissertation module. The modules you will study are: - Companion Animal Physical Therapies and Rehabilitation - Clinical Behaviour Management in Companion Animals - Populations, Health and Welfare - Conservation Biology - Dissertation (double module) - Advanced Animal Learning and Training - Animal Assisted Interventions

3. Entry requirements

Students will usually have achieved an average grade of 55% in the FdSc in Animal Behaviour and Welfare year 2 or an equivalent relevant animal related level 5 qualification of 240 CAT points, subject to individual credit rating by Oxford Brookes University. Students who have studied the HND in Animal Management or equivalent HND will need an overall merit profile. Students who have not studied the Oxford Brooke University FdSc in Animal Behaviour & Welfare will need to produce a transcript of the modules and learning outcomes they have studied on their level 5 course to allow credit rating by Oxford Brookes University and evidence coverage of sufficient comparable, content to allow entrance to this BSc year. There are limited places on the course and the above requirements are minimum requirements. Gaining a place on the course will also be subject to a successful interview and a strong UCAS application with an appropriate reference.

4. Equipment required

If you have a learning difference or disability please let us know when you apply. You will be offered support in your interview and we can support you on the course. There is an exit point where students can leave with a Degree without honours. Students may be required to purchase practical uniform and steel-toe capped boots for use if they work in the Animal Care Centre. Attendance on a variety of trips is a compulsory part of the course and students will be required to pay the associated fees. There will also be additional costs for learning resources such as books, stationary and for the production of coursework. Solihull College and University Centre offers full time and part time courses for businesses and residents in Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry Warwickshire and the whole of the West Midlands. UCAS CODE: C867 INSTITUTION CODE: O66 CAMPUS CODE: L

5. Assessment method

Assessments are through a range of different coursework designed to develop academic and employability skills and through examinations in some modules.

6. Venue

7. Other dates or venues

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