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Foundation Degree (FdSc) Canine and Feline Training and Behaviour UCAS Code: C865


This programme covers the skills and knowledge that can be applied in a range of animal management industries, particularly in the areas of companion animals focusing on the canine and feline species. There is an emphasis on project work that concentrates on specific areas of interest. Students are required to complete 150 hours of work placement each year. The 150 hours in the first year will be completed on site and students will be on a rota including weekends, evenings and holidays.


Modules of Study Include:

Year 1
• Academic Skills
• Kennel and Cattery Management (Industry Skills)
• Introduction to Business
• Anatomy and Physiology
• Human and Companion Animal Interactions
• Canine and Feline Behaviour
• Learning and Cognition
• Canine and Feline Welfare

Year 2
• Professional Development
• Business Enterprise
• Academic Development
• Organising Classes
• Breeding and Inheritance
• Training and Learning Theory
• Applied Animal Training
• Clinical Skills

Entry Requirements

Foundation Degrees

48 UCAS points plus 5 GCSEs including English, Maths and Science at grade C or above.

Further Study

You could go on to study a one year Top Up route to a BSc or BSc (Hons) in a related subject.

Askham Bryan College,
Askham Bryan,
YO23 3FR
01904 772277