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Canine and Feline Training and Behaviour

University Centre Askham Bryan

UCAS Code: C865 | Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

Entry requirements


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48

UCAS Tariff 48 points A Level C E AS levels may be used to contribute to entry requirements but they are not sufficient for entry on their own. Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) M P City & Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma (1080) (first awarded in 2019) PPP City & Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma (720) (first awarded in 2019) MP Access to HE Diploma D: 0 credits M: 0 credits P: 45 credits Scottish Higher CCD International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme H4 H4 Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) D D

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Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Animal behaviour

This programme covers the skills and knowledge required to work within the canine and feline industry. The key focuses are to develop an understanding of the behaviour, husbandry requirements and welfare needs of canine and felines, as well as the complex interactions that they have within society. There is also a high emphasis on training and managing the behaviour of both these species; which is important in all areas of this industry. This programme requires students to undertake 300 hours of work placement, 150 of which will be undertaken on site in the college kennels and cattery. These hours will be completed in the first year on a rota including some weekends, evenings and holidays to maintain the high welfare standards for the animals on site.

Modules

Year 1 (Level 4) Modules include;
- Personal and Professional development
- Animal Anatomy and Physiology
- Introduction to Business
- Canine and Feline Behaviour
- Canine and Feline Health and Welfare
- Learning and Cognition
- Organising classes
Year 2 Level 5 Modules include;
- Skills for Research
- Business Enterprise
- Problem Behaviour Management
- Applied Animal Training
- Human and Animal Interactions
- learning and cognition

Assessment methods

Assessments may include: examinations, course work, Viva- Voce, presentations, practical assessments.

Tuition fees

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England
£9,000
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EU
£9,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Askham Bryan York Campus

Department:

School of Agriculture

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