Course: FdSc Applied Canine Behaviour and Training

Department: Animal Management

Type: Degree

Duration: Three years part-time distance learning

The Programme

This programme has been designed to provide a flexible learning environment to enable students to develop the theoretical knowledge, academic theory and practical dog-handling skills required for a successful career in the canine industry. This distance learning programme requires students to gain a minimum of 152 hours of work experience and fund accommodation for block sessions, which are compulsory.

What You Study

  • Learning theory
  • Canine development
  • Business enterprise and industry skills
  • Basic, progressive and advanced training
  • Canine health, welfare and legislation
  • Consulting and coaching
  • Canine science
  • Research skills.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have a minimum of 48 UCAS points at A-Level, a Level Three Extended Diploma at PPP or equivalent qualification. They must also have GCSE English and Maths 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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