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BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour and Welfare

Reaseheath College

Bachelor Degree , Animal Behaviour

Course Description

BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour and Welfare Introduction The unique combination of theory and practical teaching will give you the opportunity to develop an excellent understanding of the animal world and industry. You will study species specific information, biology, anatomy and physiology, behaviour, and current animal welfare issues. Modules are delivered through practical work, investigative research, theoretical lectures and specialist guest speakers. You will also benefit from visits to animal establishments, conferences and meetings. You will spend most of your first year at Reaseheath, while your second and third years are based at the University of Chester. You will be assessed by a combination of assignments (including essays, reports, presentations and seminars), practical assessments and examinations. Course Structure First year modules include: Animal Handling and Care - Theory and Practice Introduction to Animal Behaviour Anatomy and Physiology of Behaviour Quantitative Principle and Analytical Techniques Animal Welfare Issues In years 2 and 3, studied at the University of Chester and at Reaseheath, modules, some of which are optional, include: Behavioural Ecology Field Ecology Animal Health and Disease Conservation and Environmental Management Current Research in Animal Behaviour and Welfare Environmental Impact Assessment Length of the course Full-time over 3 years Year 1: Reaseheath Years 2 and 3: University of Chester Application Apply through UCAS Course code: D325 ABW Institution code: CHSTR C55 Campus code: R Further study Postgraduate study Career options Conservation Wildlife management Zoological gardens Welfare Scientific research Requirement A minimum of 200-240 UCAS points, of which 180-200 points must be obtained from GCE A Levels, including a grade C in either Applied Science, Biology, Chemistry, Human Biology, Science or *Psychology (*must be offered in combination with either AS Level Biology or AS Level Human Biology). The remaining points may be achieved from GCE AS Levels, or from Level 3 Key Skills. BTEC National DiplomaCertificate (Animal Care, Animal Management or Applied Science): meritdistinction profile IrishScottish Highers Grade B in 4 subjects, including Biology, Chemistry or Human Biology International Baccalaureate: 24 points, including 4 in Biology or Chemistry QAA recognised Access to HE Diploma (Science), Open College Units OR Open University Credits in Biology-related subject

BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour and Welfare Introduction The unique combination of theory and practical teaching will give you the opportunity to develop an excellent understanding of the animal world and industry. You will study species specific information, biology, anatomy and physiology, behaviour, and current animal welfare issues. Modules are delivered through practical work, investigative...

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