Animal behaviour and welfare – exchange modules

Plymouth offers a friendly, exciting and supportive place to study BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour and Welfare. Our staff are world-leading experts who are passionate and committed to both their research and teaching.

Below is a list of the modules available to exchange students studying animal behaviour and welfare at the University of Plymouth.

First year modules

All modules are 20 credits

Semester 1:

  • BIOL134: Introduction to Animal Behaviour and Welfare
  • BIOL131: Cells: The Building Blocks of Life
  • BIOL132: Ecology and the Diversity of Life

Semester 2:

  • MBIO161: Evolution and Behaviour
  • BIOL136: Behaviour and Ecology Field Biology
  • BIOL133: Principles of Physiology

Second year modules

All modules are 20 credits 

Semester 1: 

  • BIOL226: Animal Ecophysiology
  • BIOL227: Animal Health and Welfare
  • BIOL204: Principles of Conservation Biology
  • BIOL232: Comparative Zoology

Semester 2:

  • BIOL215: Methods in Behaviour and Conservation
  • BIOL205: Animal Behaviour
  • BIOL224: Animal Behaviour and Welfare Field Course

Third year modules

All modules are 20 credits  

Semester 1:  

  • BIOL319: Animals and Society
  • BIOL308: Applied Conservation Biology

Semester 2:   

  • BIOL313: Animal Welfare and Ethics
  • MBIO317: Behavioural Ecology
  • BIOL320: Animal Nutrition