Welcome to the BSc (Hons) Top up Degree in Animal Behaviour and Welfare at Chichester College Group, Brinsbury Campus. The qualification has been designed for people who have a keen interest in the behaviour of domestic and wild animals, and who have a passion for improving the welfare of animals within our care. This course will equip you with the specialist knowledge and skills needed to enter the animal industry in a wide and diverse range of specialist areas from trainers and behaviourists to welfare analysts and lecturers. The course has been designed to meet the requirements of the animal industry and is underpinned by the research and industry experience of our staff. The Level 6 course develops knowledge in the areas of behaviour and welfare, extending knowledge and skills in these areas to cover cognition and training along with ethics and law related to animal welfare. Students will also undertake a dissertation on a topic of their choice, fully supported by a research skills module and specialist lecturers.
This course qualifies you for employment within the animal management and welfare sector. Employment opportunities exist within the industry such as zoological parks, animal charity organisations, government agencies and regulatory bodies as well as creating opportunities to study at Masters level.