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BSc/BSc (Hons) Canine and Feline Behaviour and Welfare (Top Up) UCAS Code: C866


A ‘top up route’ to a BSc honours degree or BSc ordinary degree, for those who already hold a Foundation Degree, HND or equivalent qualification. This programme has an emphasis on ethical, legal and professional standards of conduct for those working with canines and felines. The programme also focuses on clinical behaviour science and training and how problem behaviours can be managed and effectively treated.


Modules of Study Include:

• Dissertation

• Business Leadership and Management
• Research Methods
• Health and Behaviour 
• Industry Related Training 
• Clinical Behaviour Science 
• Legislation and Ethics 
• Organising Classes (Level 5)
• Training and Learning Theory (Level 5)

Entry Requirements

BSc (Hons) Top Up*
Merit or above in a Foundation Degree (FdSc) or an HND in an appropriate subject.

BSc (Ord) Top Up*
Pass or above in a Foundation Degree (FdSc) or an HND in an appropriate subject.

We welcome external applications with advanced standing and accreditation of prior learning (APEL) which will be discussed upon application.

*Entry to these undergraduate programmes have an expectation of 5 GCSEs at C/4 or above in English, Maths and Science. Applicants without formal qualifications can undertake an initial assessment process. Prospective students will be invited to an applicant day, some students may also be called for an interview.

Further Study

Progression to subject related Masters or professional body specfic courses 

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