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BSc (Hons) / BSc Animal Behaviour and Welfare (Top-up)

Key information

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Level of study

Undergraduate

UCAS code

BSc: D32N
BSc (Hons): D328
Institution code: H12

Duration

1 year (full-time)

Start date

September 2021

The course

This modular course offers FdSc/HND Animal Welfare and Management and HND Animal Care (or equivalent) students the opportunity to upgrade their qualification to an honours degree. It is linked closely to the established BSc (Hons) Animal Health and Welfare.

The key areas to be studied include Principles of Animal Behaviour, Behavioural Methodology and Applied Animal Behaviour. There are also specialist modules for both farm and companion animals in terms of behaviour and welfare. Graduates from this course would be well suited to careers as pet behaviour counsellors or animal welfare officers.

Entry requirements

  • Top-up applicants must have achieved an average of 55% in their Foundation degree to apply for BSc non-honours and 60% to apply for BSc Honours.
  • Applicants must have completed a full year’s placement as part of their course of study or two years of full-time relevant employment after their course.

Course fees

The latest fees for this course can be found in our fees and funding section. You will also find course related costs, specific to this course in this area.

What will I study?

BSc (Hons) Top-up

BSc Top-up

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Teaching and learning

* During the Covid-19 Pandemic the University is delivering blended learning. Government guidance is being constantly reviewed to establish the learning events which can be delivered face to face. Please refer to our frequently asked questions for further details.

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Note: BSc (Hons) Year 2 is July-December only, and is a continuation of the Honours Research Project module started in year 1.

Course life

Contacts

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Admissions
Telephone: +44 (0)1952 815 000
Email: admissions@harper-adams.ac.uk

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