Animal Behaviour Diploma

UK Open Learning

£325
+ VAT

Important information

  • Course
  • Distance Learning
  • 90 hours of study
Description

On completion of the course students will be able to understand and appreciate a wide variety of the behaviour exhibited by animals in the wild and to a certain extent in the domestic environment. Students will develop an enlightened respect for animals through their diversity and behaviour.
Suitable for: The course has open entry status. Anyone wishing to study the science of animal behaviour can enrol.

Important information

Requirements: According to national framework guidelines, the course is deemed to be Level 2 by the Institute for Animal Care Education.

Course programme

  • Objectives

On completion of the course students will be able to understand and appreciate a wide variety of the behaviour exhibited by animals in the wild and to a certain extent in the domestic environment. Students will develop an enlightened respect for animals through their diversity and behaviour.

The student will receive a thorough grounding in the principles detailed in the programme below.

Detailed lesson objectives are provided on initiating study.

  • Qualification

On successful completion of all of the assignments students will receive a UK Open Learning Diploma in Animal Behaviour.

  • Academic Level

According to national framework guidelines, the course is deemed to be Level 2 by the Institute for Animal Care Education.

  • Assessment

Assessment takes the form of question papers and directed report writing. The reports are designed to test the student's ability to understand the modules as a whole. The question papers are designed to test the students understanding of the individual concepts within the lessons. Reports (3 in total) represent 70% of the total mark; the questions papers (12 in total) represent the remaining 30%.

  • Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course, the students just need to be committed to follow the guidelines of the course.

  • Tutor Support

You will receive full tutor support by e-mail and post for a full year from the date you receive the course.

Additional information

Students per class: 100