Course: BSc Applied Animal Behaviour and Training

Department: Animal Management

Type: Degree

Duration: Three years

The Programme

This programme provides a comprehensive practical and theoretical understanding of animal behaviour. Students are equipped with an understanding of companion and wild animal behaviour which can be applied to both domestic and commercial environments.

What You Study

  • Animal behaviour and physiology
  • Health and nutrition
  • Research methods
  • Human and animal psychology
  • Animal welfare and legislation
  • Domestic and exotic species’ behaviour
  • Animal training
  • Research skills
  • Business and marketing
  • Consulting and animal behaviour management.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have a minimum of 80 UCAS points at A-Level, a Level 3 Extended Diploma at MMP or equivalent qualification. They must also have GCSE English at grade C or above, or an equivalent qualification.

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.

Michael Belshaw

BSc Applied Animal Behaviour and Training

Since graduating from the BSc Applied Animal Behaviour and Training course, Michael has travelled extensively working as a professional animal trainer in a variety of zoo’s and marine parks around the world. 

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