Animal Behaviour (including a Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

University of Chester

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( 4.2) 1568 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE D329
This course explores with a scientific approach, the fascinating study of how and why animals behave the way they do, with a focus on conservation and welfare issues. This course develops vital employer-desired science skills while studying animal behaviour, in the wild and in cutting-edge applied contexts - e.g. conservation and welfare. This is a long-established course where internationally recognised research underpins teaching. We go to local/UK field/zoo sites and there is excellent... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
39th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
101st

Start date and duration

Start date
21-SEP-20
Full Time
4 Years

Animal Science

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 82 = 18% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
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Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
Animal Science graduate salary at this uni
£17,000
UK Animal Science graduate salary
£16,000

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Animal Science

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Psychology
80%
Biology
28%
Sociology
21%
English Literature
17%
History
15%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
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£9,250 per year
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Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
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£9,250 per year
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Latest Animal Psychology / Behaviour Studies reviews

Animal Psychology / Behaviour Studies
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28 Nov 18

Animal Behaviour BSc (Hons)

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Student rating ( 4.1) 52 reviews

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University of Chester
CompUniGuide ranking
101st
Student rating
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( 4.2)
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Originally based on one campus in Chester, the University of Chester now offers over 400 single and combined honours undergraduate degrees across a number of specialist sites. Across each site, they seek to provide an immersive subject experience, where you can benefit from dedicated professionals, like-minded students, and industry-standard equipment, all on one site. The University scored 85.87% overall satisfaction on the 2018 National Student Survey, which was above the sector-wide average by 2.39%. The University of Chester describes itself as an open, inclusive and supportive University, committed to creating an inspiring learning experience, and supporting students to reach their full potential.

Where you'll study

University of Chester

Parkgate Road
Chester
Cheshire
CH1 4BJ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Bache  0.5 miles away

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