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Animal Behaviour and Training, B.Sc.

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  • 36 months
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
The BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour and Training course at Warwickshire College provides you with the skills and knowledge you need to begin work in one of the most diverse and rewarding sectors of the animal industry. 
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This Animal Behaviour and Training course at Warwickshire College will develop your knowledge and skills in animal behaviour and ethology, whilst exploring the ethics and key legislation necessary for anyone working with animals.

As well as gaining practical animal husbandry skills, students will also develop transferable skills such as problem solving, team working, people management, research and communication.

During the final year of the programme, all students will be required to complete a Dissertation which may be linked to a company and are allocated a subject supervisor.

Career progression

Our graduates have entered professions including animal trainer, companion animal behaviour therapist, behavioural researcher, animal welfare scientists and officers, zoo-keeper, animal rehabilitation, re-homing, education officer and teaching.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Animal Ethology
  • Animal Anatomy and Physiology
  • Applied Animal Management
  • The Animal Industry
  • ASSET (Academic Study Skills and Entrepreneurial Thinking)
  • Psychology of Animal Training

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Applicants will be expected to have at least 104 UCAS points which may be derived from a Level 3 qualification in a related subject or A Levels, ideally including one Science subject. 
  • Applicants will also need five GCSEs at grade 4 or above (or equivalent) including English Language, Science and Mathematics. 
  • Applicants will normally be expected to have some prior practical experience. 
  • The college would consider applications from mature students with relevant work experience who may not have related formal academic qualifications. 
  • The college welcomes applications from students with disabilities.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11450 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8735 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8735 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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