BSc Animal Behaviour and Welfare (Top Up) :: Bishop Burton College

Course: BSc Animal Behaviour and Welfare (Top Up)

Department: Animal Management

Type: Degree

Duration: One year full-time or two years part-time.

The Programme

This ‘top up’ programme is designed to give students the opportunity to acquire detailed knowledge of animal behaviour and welfare that can be related to a range of species and situations.  The degree aims to build on the skills and knowledge that were developed during related Level 5 qualifications.

What You Study

  • Behavioural and physiological assessment of welfare
  • Physiology of behaviour
  • Animal cognition and ethics
  • Specialism in options include advanced animal training or animals in society
  • Dissertation.

How To Apply

Apply for the full-time course is through UCAS, using code D390, and application to the part-time course through our online application form.

Applications for the year you wish to study open in September the year before. Whilst UCAS advertise a January deadline, we continue to accept applications through to the September you wish to start with us, provided we have spaces available and the course remains open.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have a relevant Foundation Degree or HND in Animal Management. HNC students with a distinction profile may also be considered.  

Life experience of mature students will be taken into account when considering applications. The successful completion of an entry task may be required when considering applications without the required formal entry qualifications.

If your first language is not English, or you require a Tier 4 student visa to study and do not hold GCSE grade C English or equivalent, you will be required to provide evidence of your English language proficiency level such as International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.0 overall (with a minimum 5.5 in each skill).

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BSc Animal Behaviour and Welfare (Top Up)

Our new BSc Animal Behavious and Welfare (Top Up) launches in Riseholme in 2017... Find out how Toni, a student at our partner College - Bishop Burton, used her new skills to become a park ranger.