Cert Companion Animal Welfare and Behavioural Rehabilitation
2017 entryFind a course
This course has been discontinued
|Application method||Apply direct to the University|
|Location of course||Langford campus|
2 year(s) part-time
This course consists of five one-week residential units based at the School of Veterinary Sciences, plus three rehoming centre-based practical sessions, spread across the two years.
About Cert Companion Animal Welfare and Behavioural Rehabilitation
This two-year, part-time course is designed to fulfil the requirements for those working practically to rehabilitate dogs in the rehoming centre environment.
You will be taught via lectures, seminars and practical sessions, giving you the opportunity to discuss the information and approaches covered and put the theory into practice under the guidance of tutors.
The course is divided into five units, each of which runs over a full week. Following units two, three and four you will attend an associated practical session at a rehoming centre.
Find out more about studying Companion Animal Welfare and Behavioural Rehabilitation at Bristol including career prospects and how the course is taught and assessed.
Units covered over the two years of the course:
- Unit 1 - Study skills
- Unit 2 - Ethology, genetics and the development of behaviour
- Unit 3 - Understanding learning theory and its application to behaviour modification and training
- Unit 4 - Stress, welfare and the influence of disease and diet on behaviour
- Unit 5 - Case studies.
Typical offer for Cert Companion Animal Welfare and Behavioural Rehabilitation
(including international A-levels)
|IB Diploma||18 points overall including 15 in Higher Level science|
|Cambridge Pre-U||Requirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3|
|Access||Pass Access to HE Diploma (Science) with 39 credits at Distinction/Merit|
|SQA||AH: CC in science subjects|
|Welsh Bacc||Requirements are as for A-levels where the lowest grade required in a non-subject-specified A-level can be replaced by the same grade in the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Level Core|
|EB||60% overall with 6 in science|
|International qualifications||Qualifications, scholarships and local information sources for your country|
|English language requirements||Profile C
Further information about English language requirements
|Subjects required at GCSE or equivalent:||Five GCSEs at grade C or above including English and two sciences. In England, where numerical GCSE grades will start to replace letter GCSE grades, we will be aligning the two grading schemes as follows: 4 or 5 is C, 6 is B, 7 is A, and 8 or 9 is A*.|
|Academic qualifications||Mature applicants with relevant experience will also be considered.|
More entry information
- Selection process: Application form and interview - please contact us for an application form. You should apply directly to the University and not through UCAS. This course is only open to applicants working or volunteering within a rehoming environment.
- Deferred entry: Considered
- Companion Animal Welfare and Behavioural Rehabilitation admissions statement
- More about Companion Animal Welfare and Behavioural Rehabilitation at Bristol
- University admissions policies and procedures
Get in touch
For questions regarding study and admission contact:
Phone: +44 (0)117 33 19320
For information on tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit fees and funding.
Key information about this course
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