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Total 54 training course(s)/program(s) at schools in United Kingdom.



Bromley College

Training Centres/Campuses: Bromley, Orpington, England, United Kingdom
Phone No.: 020 8295 7000

Animal Care (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

A BTEC Level 2 Diploma is a practical, work-related course that is designed to introduce learners to the land based sector and potentially prepares those learners wishing to further their studies by progressing onto a BTEC Level 3 Diploma.

The Level 2 Diploma is broadly equivalent to four GCSEs grade A - C and is offered as a full-time course for one academic year from September to July.

Course content
There are 7 units for the Level 2 Diplomas, which comprises of 4 mandatory and 3 specialist units.

Mandatory units are:

Undertake Work Experience within the Land Based Industries
Maintain Animal Accommodation
Plan and Monitor Animal Feeding
Maintain Animal Health and Welfare
Specialist units are:

Introduction to Animal Behaviour and Handling
Understanding the Principles of Animal Biology
Conservation and Improvements of British Habitats

Animal Management (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The 60-credit BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma extends and deepens the specialist work related focus from the BTEC Level 3 Diploma. On successful completion of the qualification, learners are prepared for appropriate direct employment in the vocational sector and it is suitable for those who have decided that they clearly wish to enter a particular specialist area of work. It is broadly equivalent to one GCE A Level.

The Level 3 Subsidiary diploma is designed to provide a work-related qualification in a range of animal related sectors. They prepare the individual for employment and provide career development for those already in work. It provides opportunity for learners to gain a nationally recognised vocational qualification that can also allow them to progress onto higher education with additional credits and qualifications and study courses such as an Extended Diploma in Animal Management.

Course content
Qualification credit value: a minimum of 60 credit... [Read More]


Aberystwyth University

Training Centre/Campus: Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0)1970 623111

Livestock Sciences (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The Masters Degree in Livestock Science within the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences, Aberystwyth, UK, offers you the opportunity of a biological, scientific and professional training in the field of Livestock Science.

The MSc in Livestock Science will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to pursue leading careers in livestock research, development, academia, training, public and private commercial enterprise, advisory work, government agencies, non-government organisations etc throughout the world.

Equine Science (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

All subjects studied are equine specific and include: Immunology, Parasitology and Bacteriology; Reproductive Physiology and Stud Management; Nutrition; Anatomy and Evolution; Endocrinology, Growth and Development; Genetics; Behaviour and Welfare; Veterinary Science. A strong emphasis is placed on student centred study in order to develop your skills of original thought, analysis, interpretation and reasoning; as well as encouraging you, where appropriate, to pursue specific areas of interest.
Why study the Equine Science Master’s course?

Flexibility The longest established Equine MSc course in the UK - established in the 1970s
A challenging course taught by enthusiastic, helpful and research-active staff, and further enhanced by contributions from expert equine practitioners and academics, many of whom are of international renown
Both full-time (1 year) and part-time (2 year) routes available
Some funding and bursaries available
... [Read More]

Animal Science (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The Animal Science Master’s Degree within the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences, Aberystwyth, UK, offers you the opportunity of biological, scientific and professional training in the field of Animal Science. The Masters Degree in Animal Science will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to pursue leading careers in animal research, development, academia, training, public and private commercial enterprise, advisory work, government agencies and other non-government organisations throughout the world.


University of Edinburgh

Training Centre/Campus: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0)131 650 1000

Animal Behaviour & Animal Welfare

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

We provide students with an understanding of animal welfare that can be applied in animal research, management, care, production, inspection, assessment and preparation of legislation.

In addition to the core teaching team, more than 50 guest lecturers travel to Edinburgh each year to teach on the programme, allowing you to benefit from the experience and knowledge of professionals working throughout the animal behaviour and welfare community.

Our students benefit from the expertise of organisations such as:

Advocates for Animals
the British Veterinary Association
the Animal Welfare Foundation
the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
Programme structure
The programme involves taught courses and your own dissertation.

Throughout the 15 weeks of teaching you will take part in many visits to farms and animal shelters and will study the following courses:

Introduction to Applied Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare ... [Read More]

Animal Breeding and Genetics

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This programme is based in the Institute of Evolutionary Biology and the Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh in collaboration with staff working in the Scottish Agricultural College.

It provides training in genetics and quantitative skills which are increasingly required by industry and research to exploit the explosion of information in genomics.

Students gain the knowledge and skills required to apply quantitative genetics theory to practical problems in the animal-science industry, and to undertake research in quantitative genetics, genome analysis and animal improvement.

Programme structure
The programme consists of lectures, tutorials, seminars and computer practicals. Students have access to a range of generic-skills courses. Assessment for the diploma is by written examinations, in-course assignments and project work.

In May students proceed to a full-time research project with submission of a dissertation for the MSc degree.<... [Read More]

Animal Biosciences

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

You will acquire expert scientific knowledge and practical skills in animal sciences, veterinary and human medicine, the livestock industry and food security.

Programme structure
The programme involves courses that are a blend of lectures, guided practical studies and independent research. You will also complete your own dissertation.

Courses
Courses include:

Basic Techniques in Animal Biosciences
Advanced Techniques in Animal Biosciences
Current Topics in Animal Biosciences
Analytical Methods in Animal Biosciences
Seminars in Animal Biosciences


University of Glasgow

Training Centre/Campus: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44(0)141 330 1835

Animal Welfare Science, Ethics & Law (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

•This Masters programme is offered by the Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine (IBAHCM); a grouping of top researchers who focus on combining ecology and evolution with more applied problems in animal health and welfare.
•You will be taught by research-active staff using the latest approaches in understanding and responding to animal welfare-related issues, legislation related to use of animals, and both theoretical and applied ethics. In addition, you will have opportunities to develop skills in quantitative methods, sequence analysis, conservation biology, epidemiology and practical approaches to assessing biodiversity.
•A unique strength of the University of Glasgow for many years has been the strong ties between veterinarians and ecologists, which has now been formalised in the formation of the IBAHCM. This direct linking is rare but offers unique opportunities to provide training that spans both fundamental and applied research.
•The... [Read More]


University of Exeter

Training Centre/Campus: Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0) 1392 661000

Animal Behaviour (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The only programme in the United Kingdom allowing both psychology and biology students to investigate animal behaviour, our MSc in Animal Behaviour is designed to provide you with a strong background in a broad cross-section of research methods used by animal behaviourists and behavioural ecologists.

The purpose of the programme is to give you the opportunity to advance and expand your knowledge in the field of animal behaviour and to gain expertise in the research and statistical methods generally used in psychology. You will have the opportunity to learn how to formulate and test relevant research questions, as well as learning to critically evaluate the research carried out by others in the field.

The three-month research placement is a special benefit of our programme. It enables you to develop your research skills by working alongside experienced researchers and writing up their research in the form of a journal article for potential publishing. Many studen... [Read More]


Newcastle University

Training Centre/Campus: Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0) 191 222 6000

Animal Behaviour

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

An MRes is a research-based qualification with a taught component that is of an equivalent standard to an MSc.

The MRes in Animal Behaviour is one of a suite of MRes programmes. It provides a springboard into a career that involves a working knowledge of scientific research in academia and industry.

It is designed for graduates with a BSc in the life sciences and is also suitable for graduates from other science disciplines and for intercalating and fully qualified MBBS or BDS students. The MRes can be taken either as a stand-alone qualification or act as an entry route onto a PhD or MD.


Manchester Metropolitan University

Training Centre/Campus: Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0)161 247 2000

Animal Behaviour (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This course examines the interaction between environment, experience and physiology in the development and dynamics of behaviour in laboratory, field and captive situations. You will cover how the principles of animal behaviour can be applied to practical problems such as animal welfare and conservation. You can gain experience of laboratory studies of invertebrates alongside a strong numerical and research-orientated approach. Programme units include methods in behavioural and ecological research, behavioural techniques and analysis, brain and behaviour, and animal behaviour (including a residential field course in Scotland or Tanzania). Elective units include zoo conservation biology, which takes place at Chester Zoo.


The Manchester College

Training Centre/Campus: Manchester, , United Kingdom
Phone No.: 08000688585

BHS Horse Knowledge and Care (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This qualification is aimed at individuals who already possess skills, knowledge and understanding at level 2 and who wish to progress further. The qualification will provide the holder with the competencies and ability to look after up to four horses in stables and in unsupervised environments such as fields. You will be able to ensure that horses, stables, yards and fields are safe and in good order.

The course is made up of two smaller qualifications, which are the EQL Level 3 certificate in Horse Care and the EQL Level 3 Award in the Principles of Horse Care.

The EQL Level 3 certificate in Horse Care is made up of the following units:
- Fit tack and equipment and care for the competition horse
- Horse health, anatomy and physiology
- Lunge a fit horse for exercise

The EQL Level 3 award in the Principles of Horse Care is made up of the following units:
- The principles of feeding horses
- The principles of stabling and grassland care for... [Read More]

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