FdSc - Animal Behaviour and Welfare
Year One (Level 4)
Study and Research Skills.
Functional Anatomy and Physiology.
Animal Health and Disease.
Animal Welfare and Legislation.
Principles of Animal Ecology (10 credits)
Principles of Animal Behaviour (10 credits)
Work Based Learning.
Year Two (Level 5)
Applied Breedig and Population Genetics.
Specialist Research roject.
Applied Companion Animal Behaviour.
Applied Animal Husbandry and Nutrition.
Applied Conservation of Wildlife (Option Unit).
Physical Theray and Rehabilitation (Option Unit)
Topics in Applied Psychology (Otion Unit).
The key route following the foundation degree is the BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour and Welfare top up year at Kingston Maurward College. Other colleges and univerisities also offer similar final year courses.
This qualification offers excellent employment opportunities in the following areas: animal welfare organisations, assurance, inspection and enforcement agencies, wildlife conservation organisations, animal collections, laboratory technicians, animal behaviour consultancy and training. Graduates have progressed to postgraduate qualifications following completion of the BSc Top Up year at Kingston Maurward College.