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BSc (Hons) Applied Animal Behavioural Science and Welfare

1. Qualification detail

2. Course description

The programme is designed for students who wish to pursue careers in the diverse industries of animal behaviour and animal welfare. The programme makes full use of state of the art purpose built animal facilities that have animal welfare and species specific behavioural needs embedded into their design. This enables students to develop the required practical and theoretical skills required for a successful future career. The programme is aimed at students who have an active interest in the welfare of animals in captive situations and who wish to develop these interests into a professional career. Individuals who have an interest in the study of animal behaviour in a range of settings as well as human psychology are encouraged to apply.

3. Entry requirements

96 UCAS points or a Merit grade from a relevant Level 3 Extended Diploma. UCAS points are often made up from A Levels, preferably one in a science based subject. All applicants should have GCSE Grade C or above in English, Maths and Science and have spent two years studying at Level 3. Applications from mature students, without the standard entry requirements, who are working in the animal industry, are warmly welcomed.

4. Equipment required

Protective clothing, footwear and wet weather clothing as well as overalls will be required.

5. Assessment method

Assessments include coursework, individual and group oral and PowerPoint presentations, mixed media formats, research reports, case studies and assignments, and closed and open book examination.

6. Venue

7. Other dates or venues

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