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Animal Science and Welfare BSc (Hons)

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Teesside University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Note: Due to the type of course delivery and visa restrictions, this course is NOT available to international students requiring a Student Visa**.**Course overview**: The BSc (Hons) in Animal Science and Welfare has been specifically designed for those with an interest in animals, their welfare and how science can contribute to solving global challenges facing them. The aim of the course is to prepare graduates for a broad range of careers within industrial, commercial, government and environmental settings and postgraduate study.The course incorporates three core discipline-based themes, which are developed at each level, as follows: Animal Biology and Biological Sciences, Ecology and Conservation, Animal Welfare and Behaviour.At our partner institute, East Durham College (Houghall campus), you gain hands-on experience with native and exotic animals. This includes understanding their physiology, nutrition and digestion, husbandry, and management, and how scientific tools and research can benefit the health and welfare of all animal species.The Houghall Farm site, set on a stunning 476-acre estate, minutes from Durham city centre, is a fantastic place to work with animals. A purpose-built small animal care centre was has several specialist facilities including a snake house, lizard house, tortoise house, aquatics, small mammals house and an aviary. There is also a commercial dog grooming studio, 22-bay dog kennel and a dog agility and walking area. The site is also home to horse riding stables, an arena and commercial pig and cattle facilities. An optional work placement year is included in this course, at no extra cost.**Top three reasons to study this course at Teesside University**:1. Hands on practical experience in lab, on the farm, and in urban and countryside settings.2. A strong scientific foundation in animal science and welfare.3. Our teaching team includes active and internationally published researchers.**After the course**: You will be well placed to seek employment in a range of sectors that support animal science and welfare including public services, zoos, wildlife parks, charities, conservation, and animal research. This degree will also provide a strong basis for postgraduate study.

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25 January

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University information

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

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  • Campus address

    Teesside University, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, Tees Valley, TS1 3BX, England

To get students off to the best possible start, Teesside University meets international students at the airport and takes them to their accommodation for free.
With an English language café and orientation activities throughout the year, Teesside University is experienced in helping international students feel at home.
Teesside University offers a range of scholarships to international and EU students, making the transition to UK study more affordable.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 20 8

    48th out of 100 48

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    120 80%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.66 73%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    126 56%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%



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