Animal Sciences Degree Courses
Passionate about animals? Open a world of opportunities with an Animal Sciences degree.
Whether you want to work in animal care, training, welfare or conservation, University Centre Bishop Burton (UCBB) is a great place to start.
With UCBB’s wide range of degree programmes, you can choose courses covering key aspects of animal science, such as: behaviour, training, health, nutrition, welfare, and bioveterinary science.
Courses are delivered by expert lecturers, who have experience and contacts from their work with veterinary practices, zoos, welfare organisations, overseas voluntary projects, research facilities and small holdings.
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BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour and Welfare [Top Up]
BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour and Wildlife Conservation
BSc (Hons) Applied Animal Behaviour and Training
BSc (Hons) Bioveterinary Science
BSc (Hons) Canine Behaviour Management [Top Up]
FdSc Animal Management and Behaviour
FdSc Applied Animal Health and Welfare
FdSc Applied Canine Behaviour and Training
Higher Education Certificate in Applied Canine Behaviour and Training
HNC Animal Management (Behaviour and Welfare)
MSc Animal Behaviour and Welfare
MSc Applied Animal Behaviour and Training
Aaron Cooper - FdSc in Animal Management and Behaviour
“UCBB encapsulated what I would want for a university!”
Animal Sciences student Aaron’s favourite part of being at UCBB is the hands-on experience with the collection of over 100 species of animal. He loves that the academic team are very helpful and hands on are very supportive but challenge students to reach their potential. Aaron feels trusted to work with the animals and handle them independently thanks to the industry insight of the team and visiting experts.
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Animal Sciences Lecturer
“I enjoy helping students to modify their perceptions of how animals and humans coexist. Getting into the mind of an animal, viewing the world from their perspective, and adapting our own habits, is vital to the future of the planet.”
Lecturer Hanne Grice is an expert on Animal Behaviour.
A former graduate of UCBB with an MSc Applied Animal Behaviour and Training under her belt, Hanne is a leading expert on animal behaviour in the UK. Winner of Animal Behaviourist of the Year 2022-23, she is regularly in the media and recently featured on the One Show where she discussed training dogs to use ‘talking buttons’ as a means to communicate with their humans.