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FdSc Animal Behaviour and Welfare

Level 5

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Key Info

Learning Area   Marine & Natural Environment
Delivery Mode   Part-time
Duration   Spread over upto 5 days per week for 3 years as infill on the full time course
Institution Code   C78
Course Code   12030-NQY,12030-NQY-22


Dates & Locations

Course Type   University
Location   Cornwall College Newquay
Start Date   12/09/2022


Course Type   University
Location   Cornwall College Newquay
Start Date   12/09/2022

The programme is for students interested in working with animals, for example in a zoo, on a farm or with companion animals. Applicants wishing to increase their knowledge in areas such as animal behaviour, training, nutrition, welfare and biology and those interested in improving their practical skills and experience with a range of animals, will benefit from this programme. This course provides the opportunity for students to develop a range of skills that would allow them to move into the animal care or training sector working with animals throughout our society with optional modules to allow for program tailoring to personal interests.

Students will be taught by experienced and passionate lecturers and will learn contemporary techniques for the husbandry and training of animals to a high welfare standard informed by the latest research. Our small community learning environment allows staff to provide a bespoke experience for students to allow them to develop in the field of their choice.

Through our classroom-based teaching, the college group’s own animal collections and partnerships with the Wild Planet Trust’s Newquay Zoo and Prickles and Paws rehabilitation centre it provides the practical experience, skills and knowledge required for managing companion, zoo, farm, wild and rescued animals. The programme offers a series of modules to develop skills in many areas of animal care, animal welfare and animal behaviour and training. Alongside our partnerships we visit a number of training facilities and animal collections nationally and internationally to allow students to evaluate best practice for the training and husbandry of animals in our care.

Our close association with industry partners allows us to provide industry active instructors on our modules and opportunities for industry relevant experience. We pride ourselves in supporting students through industry experience during their degree, giving them on the ground experience in the sector.

  What You Will Learn

(Note there is some flexibility in order or modules studied, in addition some module titles and content may change.)

First year modules include:

• Animal Behaviour & Psychology
• Applied Animal Behaviour and Training
• Animal Evolution and Physiology
• Animal Welfare Science
• Animal Nutrition
• Skills for Scientific Success

Second year modules include:

• Individual Research Project
• Animal disease
• Animals in Society
• Animal Rehabilitation in practice
• Companion Animal Behaviour and Training
• Animal Collections Management
• Exotic and Aquatic Animal Management

Applicants wishing to increase their knowledge in areas such as animal behaviour, training, nutrition, welfare and biology and those interested in improving their practical skills and experience with a range of animals, will benefit from this programme. This course provides the opportunity for students to develop a range of skills that would allow them to move into the animal care or training sector working with animals throughout our society with optional modules to allow for program tailoring to personal interests.

Students will be taught by experienced and passionate lecturers and will learn contemporary techniques for the husbandry and training of animals to a high welfare standard informed by the latest research. Our small community learning environment allows staff to provide a bespoke experience for students to allow them to develop in the field of their choice. Through our classroom-based teaching, the college group’s own animal collections and partnerships with the Wild Planet Trust’s Newquay Zoo and Prickles and Paws rehabilitation centre it provides the practical experience, skills and knowledge required for managing companion, zoo, farm, wild and rescued animals. The programme offers a series of modules to develop skills in many areas of animal care, animal welfare and animal behaviour and training. Alongside our partnerships we visit a number of training facilities and animal collections nationally and internationally to allow students to evaluate best practice for the training and husbandry of animals in our care.

Our close association with industry partners allows us to provide industry active instructors on our modules and opportunities for industry relevant experience. We pride ourselves in supporting students through industry experience during their degree, giving them on the ground experience in the sector.

  Entry Requirements

64 UCAS Points in scientific subjects at Level 3; Cs/4-5s at GCSE in English, Maths and Science. If not in English and Maths then Level 2 Functional Skills in Literacy and Numeracy.

  Work Experience

100 hours

  Assessment

Mix of Coursework, Exam and Practical

  Progression

Level 6 BSc (Hons) Applied Zoology (Newquay)


BSc (Hons) Environmental Resource Management (Newquay)

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# animalbehaviour # animalwelfare # animalhusbandry # animalnutrition # animalcare # animalmanagement # zoo # behaviourist # companionanimals # exoticanimals # # conservation # zoology

Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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