School of Biological and Marine Sciences
BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour and Welfare
Are you passionate about understanding animal behaviour and applying this knowledge to improve welfare? Do you want to explore the evolution of behaviour in a variety of species? Applying an understanding of animal needs and health, you consider the many aspects of animal welfare, including an examination of the legal and ethical frameworks that safeguard welfare. You also undertake practical work, conducting behavioural and welfare assessment studies, gaining the skills sought by employers.
In the 2020 National Student Survey, 100% felt that the staff made the subject interesting; 100% found the course intellectually stimulating; 96% of students felt staff on this course were good at explaining things; and 91% were satisfied with the quality of the course.*