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Warwickshire College Group

Animal Behaviour and Training

UCAS Code: D306

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

Entry requirements


GCSE/National 4/National 5

Applicants will also need five GCSEs at grade 4 or above (or equivalent) including English Language, Science and Mathematics.

UCAS Tariff

104

This may be derived from a Level 3 qualification in a related subject or A Levels, ideally including one Science subject.

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2021

The BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour and Training course provides you with the skills and knowledge you need to begin work in one of the most diverse and rewarding sectors of the animal industry. This course will develop your knowledge and skills in animal behaviour and ethology, whilst exploring the ethics and key legislation necessary for anyone working with animals.

This course is validated in partnership with Coventry University.

Modules

Modules may include:

Year 1 - Level 4:
Principles of Animal Ethology
Animal Anatomy and Physiology
Applied Animal Management
The Animal Industry
ASSET (Academic Study Skills and Entrepreneurial Thinking)
Psychology of Animal Training

Year 2 - Level 5:
Animal Health and Disease
Habitat and Environmental Enrichment
Animal Development and Training
Research Design and Analysis
Human Psychology for Animal Trainers
Specialist Animal Management

Year 3 - Level 6:
Ethics and the Animal Industry
Advances in Behavioural Research
Contemporary Issues in Welfare and Behaviour
Dissertation (Double Module)
Advanced Animal Training

Assessment methods

Each module has its own specific assessment profile, e.g. 100% coursework, or 50% coursework and 50% written examination.

Modules are assessed using a variety of methods (real life case studies, professional projects, reports and essays, presentations and video documentaries, research dissertation) allowing you to develop a range of skills related to the subject area and to build confidence in the subject.

Tuition fees

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England
£8,735
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,735
per year
Scotland
£8,735
per year
Wales
£8,735
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Moreton Morrell College

Department:

Health and Care

TEF rating:
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