Animal Behaviour and Welfare with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

On this course, you will discover how the scientific study of animal behaviour and welfare is an exciting and rapidly changing field. An animal’s welfare can range from very poor to excellent, and it is important that we understand how we can meet their biological needs for behaviours and resources.

BSc (Hons) Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
4 years Duration
D327 UCAS Code

Entry Requirements For This Course

UCAS - 112 points.

GCE A Level - 112 UCAS points from GCE A Levels (or equivalent). Typical offer - BCC/BBC.

The Department requires one of the following subjects as essential for entry: GCE A Level: Biology, Human Biology, Chemistry, Applied Science, Psychology A level (but must also be offered with AS Biology).

BTEC - BTEC Extended Diploma: (Animal Care/Management or Applied Science): Typical offer - DMM.

BTEC Diploma (Animal Care/Management or Applied Science): Typical Offer - D*D*.

Irish/Scottish Highers - Grades BBBB including Biology, Chemistry or Human Biology.

International Baccalaureate - 26 points including 5 in HL Biology.

Access Requirements - Access to HE (Science) Diploma, to include 45 credits at level 3, 30 of which must be at Merit.

OCR - OCR National Extended/Diploma: Accepted in addition to one of the GCE A level subjects listed above.

Extra Information / General Entry Requirements - Please note that we accept a maximum of 8 UCAS points from GCE AS Levels and that the Welsh Baccalaureate (core) and A Level General Studies will be recognised in our offer. We will also consider a combination of A Levels and BTECs/OCRs.

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