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Animal Health & Welfare

Animal science and welfare

Animal science and welfare is a level 4 two-part home study course aimed at post A-level students, mature learners, those working in animal welfare organisations, animal welfare officers and anyone wanting to demonstrate their ability to study successfully at the first level in higher education. The course is set at Higher National Certificate level (HNC) and consists of about 200 hours of study. You will study comparative anatomy and physiology as well as animal care units including the dog, the cat, the reptile and the rodent amongst other species. Progression: Animal science and welfare is one of our courses which can be used as evidence for higher education applications according to the standards set by a college of Further and Higher Education. Mammals, birds and reptiles are the focus of the course with structure related to function and lifestyle.

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