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Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Animal Behaviour, Welfare and Conservation Science with Foundation Year

Wrexham Glyndwr University - Wrexham Campus Wrexham Glyndwr University - Wrexham Campus, UK

Intake Sep 2023

Feb 2023, Sep 2022

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GBP 11750

Tuition Fee (GBP)

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 Free

Application Fee

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48 months

Duration

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6

IELTS

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50%

Min GPA

Program Overview

Our Animal Science subject area is top in the UK for overall satisfaction and learning community (WGU analysis of unpublished NSS data 2019) and our BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour, Welfare and Conservation Science with foundation year programme is one of the courses in the subject area. This broad-based course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills required to enter a variety of professions within the animal sector.

Students will develop their knowledge in the core themes of animal behaviour, welfare and conservation. At level 6 students will design and implement their own research project, enabling them to specialise in an area of their choice. Personal and professional development is embedded within the course to maximise students’ employability within the industry and to enable you to focus upon your chosen career path.

This course is based at our rural Northop campus, set in the stunning North Wales countryside, with access to a rare breeds farm, animal unit, equestrian facility and woodland. Off-site visits to animal charities, wildlife centres and other industry related venues form part of the course.

Key course features

  • Develop high-level knowledge of animal physiology, behaviour, training, welfare, and conservation.
  • Urban and rural study environments - split your study time between the Northop campus set in the stunning North Wales countryside and our Wrexham campus, on the edge of the largest town in North East Wales.
  • Excellent links with industry. Opportunities to carry out your own research project in a specialism of your choice within a variety of settings.
  • Industry-active staff with specialist academic and practical skills, and experience of working with a range of domestic, and wild animals.
  • Join our zoological society and enjoy a range of events, activities and trips throughout the year.
  • Subject area is number one in the UK for overall satisfaction, learning community, student voice and students' union in the 2019 National Student Survey * (WGU analysis of unpublished NSS 2019 data).
  • Progression from the BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour, Welfare and Conservation Science includes employment or post-graduate study. 

The Foundation year is taught at our Wrexham campus, with Level 4 (year 2) studies moving to our Northop campus.

Additional Information

Program Level 4-Year Bachelor's Degree

Application Processing Days 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

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General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted for this program, students must have Standard XII Higher Secondary Certificate.

    6 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
    50% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    Tuition Fee

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    Average Tuition Fee Per Year

    11750

    Tuition Fee
    (GBP)

     Free

    Application Fee
    (GBP)

    11000 Per year

    Average Cost of Living
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    Frequently Asked Questions

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    Student Visa

    When Should I Apply?

    4 to 6 months

    Bank Account?

    No Need

    Duration of visa

    Course Duration + 3 Months

    Time to Wait for Visa

    35 Days

    Appointment

    Required

    How can you apply

    Cost and Expenses

    Fee

    Visa Fee

    Minimum Funds

    833 CAD, 917 CAD

    Other Expenses

    Medical Fee and more

    Examination and Skills

    Medical Examination

    Required

    Language Skills

    Required

    Work Permit

    Students who wish to work in Canada require a work permit to do so. A student in Canada can work part-time during the course of his studies and full-time during holidays and semester breaks and post the completion of their course/program.

    Work Permit

    Till valid study visa

    Working Hours

    20 hours/week

    Documents Required

    Study Permit

    Social Insurance Number

    Study Permit

    Post Graduate Work Permit

    The Post- Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) allows you to work for three years in Canada if you have completed a two years degree or more.

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    Application

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    Documents Required

    List of Documents

    When to Apply

    First 3 months

    How long does it take?

    90 Days

    Duration

    3 Years

    Fees

    CAD 255

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