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Animal Science (Pet Behaviour and Welfare) BSc (Hons)

Writtle University College

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UCAS CODE: D309

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Our BSc (Hons) Animal Science programme focuses more on the biological approach with courses on genetics, biotechnology and animal growth alongside core topics of behaviour, nutrition and health.This biological science-based degree course combines both pure and applied sciences in the study of animals. Alongside practical animal management skills are topics relating to the underlying biological principles of biochemistry, genetics and animal growth alongside core subjects of behaviour and nutrition. This course is for those wishing to have a strong scientific understanding of animal biology and how it relates to animal health and disease, animal growth and their development. Option routes outlined below provide specialist teaching of pet behaviour and welfare, zoo and wildlife conservation, and farm livestock technology.If you are passionate about companion animals and looking for a degree course to learn about their behaviour and welfare then this is the option for you. Complementing the holistic approach of the Animal Management programme or the core scientific principles of the Animal Science programme, this course particularly prepares students for employment in the range of companion animal roles including pet behaviour councillors, pet nutritionists and pet animal welfare charities.This degree course is based on the academic requirements for Certified Clinical Animal Behaviourist, as accredited by the Association for the Study of Animal BehaviourOn graduating, students would be eligible for provisional membership of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors (APBC)

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 12,450per year

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UCAS Points :

96 UCAS tariff points, to include one GCE A level grade C or aboveAll applicants must hold a minimum of four GCSE passes at grade C/4 or above to include English, Maths and Science.

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University information

Writtle University College

  • Campus address

    Writtle University College, Writtle, CM1 3RR, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 20 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    119 79%

    15th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    40 40%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    12th

    2

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