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Animal Training and Performance (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

Hartpury University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Develop the skills and expertise to transform your passion for training animals into a fulfilling career with this Animal Training and Performance degree.**The foundation year entry provides an alternative route into degree-level study. It’s ideal for those who need to gain subject-specific knowledge and skills in order to progress with the full BSc qualification.You’re joining the rapidly growing animal sector at an exciting time. Almost 85 million households in the US have a pet – that’s increased from 56% to 68% over the past 30 years.* Your skills and expertise in animal training will be in high demand.Emerging science and technology allows us to understand animal performance like never before. Training methods place priority on the physical and psychological needs of an animal to maximise wellbeing and performance.You’ll learn from the latest advances in the field and use industry-standard technologies. Develop your expertise with access to our 70-species animal collection and benefit from our connections with animal trainers, scientists and behaviourists across the UK.All training is underpinned by the strictest ethics and supported by the latest scientific evidence. This degree doesn’t qualify you to become a behaviourist or trainer. It exposes you to the key scientific principles underpinning animal training, performance and rehabilitation.*Forbes 2018

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Hartpury University

  • Campus address

    University Centre Hartpury, Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL19 3BE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 19 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    114 78%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%


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