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Foundation Degree (FdSc) Animal Behaviour and Welfare (HC02HF1A016P)

Animal Behaviour and Welfare
Full-Time
Merrist Wood College

FdSc Animal Behaviour and Welfare (part time)

Animal Behaviour and Welfare
Part-Time
Merrist Wood College

BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour and Welfare (Top-Up, Part-Time)

Animal Behaviour and Welfare
Part-Time
Merrist Wood College

BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour and Welfare (Top-up) (DG02HF0A005P)

Animal Behaviour and Welfare
Full-Time
Merrist Wood College
GAIN A HIGHER EDUCATION QUALIFICATION IN

ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR AND WELFARE

SOME OF THE BENEFITS INCLUDE
  • Open more career opportunities
  • Increase earning potential
  • Improve job satisfaction
  • Promote personal growth and self-esteem

If you’re thinking about progressing your career and future security, book a call with our knowledgeable and friendly Higher Education team.

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

ABOUT ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR AND WELFARE HIGHER EDUCATION COURSES AT ACTIVATE LEARNING

Our Animal Behaviour and Welfare courses will build on your existing knowledge and experience, helping to prepare you for a wide range of roles working with and looking after animals.
THESE ARE SOME OF THE AREAS YOU WILL STUDY
  • Animal behaviour
  • Animal health, welfare and nutrition
  • Enrichment and training
  • Animal and human interactions
  • Animal cognition

Merrist Wood is highly regarded in the animal industry as the leading animal education establishment in Surrey, with a wide range of animal care courses. There are well-equipped animal management resources including collections of domestic, companion, and exotic animals as well as a grooming parlour and supporting facilities for canine care. The College has wide links with industry and tuition is by highly qualified and experienced tutors who will ensure you gain the best possible grounding in your chosen career.‍

  • Taught by expert, passionate tutors with industry experience.
  • Extensive grounds which include ancient woodland, species rich grassland and wetland areas. Rich fauna, including protected species of bats and amphibians.
  • Friendly learning environment with small class sizes and excellent student support.
  • Merrist Wood College is highly regarded in the animal industry as the leading animal education establishment in Surrey
  • Animal Management Centre including facilities such as a desert biome, tropical biome and nocturnal room.
  • Industry experience provides an invaluable opportunity to work in a variety of settings to support your chosen career path.

Book a call with out team to discuss how these and other benefits will improve your Higher Education experience and help you achieve your goals.

Meet the tutors
Jack Merrifield
HE FACULTY MANAGER
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • MSc Evolutionary and Behavioural Ecology (Exeter University)
  • PGCE (Cardiff University)
  • BSc Genetics (University of the West of England)
PROGRAMME / MODULES TAUGHT:
  • Conservation of Global Biodiversity
  • Native British Wildlife
  • Animal Cognition
James Mackie
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • FdSc Environmental Sciences (Open University)
  • L5 Diploma in Teaching and Learning
PROGRAMME / MODULES TAUGHT:
  • Management of Zoo Collections
  • Animal Behaviour
Katie Hogan
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour and Welfare (Kingston University)
  • FdSc Animal Management and Conservation (Kingston University)
  • PGCert Education (University of Chester)
PROGRAMME / MODULES TAUGHT:
  • Health, Welfare and Nutrition
  • Practical Projects
Jen Law
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • MSc Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (Queen Mary, University of London)
  • BSc (Hons) Environmental Science (Queen Mary, University of London)
  • Level 3 Award in Education and Teaching (Acentis)
PROGRAMME / MODULES TAUGHT:
  • Development and Personal and Professional Skills
Ella Bartlett
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • PhD candidate in Clinical Veterinary Science (University of Bristol)
  • MSc Equine Behaviour, Performance and Training (University of Portsmouth)
  • BSc (Hons) Equine Science (University of Portsmouth)
PROGRAMME / MODULES TAUGHT:
  • Research Methods
  • Concepts
Catherine McCulloch
HE STUDY SUPPORT TUTOR
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • MA in Early Years Education (Goldsmiths’ College, University of London)
  • BEd in English and Education (University of Surrey)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Library and Information Management (Liverpool John Moores University)
  • Level 5 Certificate in Dyslexia (British Dyslexia Association)