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An Introduction to Animal Behaviour

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Key Info

Learning Area   Animal Management & Veterinary Nursing
Delivery Mode   Part-time
Duration   6 hours


Dates & Locations

Course Type   Leisure and Professional
Location   Bicton College
Start Date   10/04/2021
Fees   Tuition Fees: £0.00

Animal Behaviour encompasses some of the most interesting research which can be directly applied to the animal industry. Increasing behavioural research is used to help enhance our understanding of animal behaviour and is vital to improve the conservation and management of animals both in their natural habitat and within captivity.

This course provides an introduction to animal behaviour and is ideal for those with an interest in the subject.

This course will run from 09:30-16:00

Please note: this course is suitable for applicants aged 19+

  What You Will Learn

Why is animal behaviour so important when considering the welfare?

What drives animal behaviour?

What factors make animals behave in the way that they do

The importance of understanding wild animal behaviour

Defining behaviour

Stress and the environment

How providing different resources will influence animal behaviour

Importance of providing for an animals behavioural needs

  Entry Requirements

None

  Progression

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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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Anna Johnston

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Anna had her confidence knocked when she didn't get the A Level results she needed for veterinary school. But this didn't stop her pursuing her dream career - she enrolled on the FdSc Animal Health and Management at Bicton College and went on to gain a first class BSc (Hons) in Animal Science and an MSc in Veterinary Epidemiology.

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