Animal Behaviour & Welfare

Letterkenny Institute of Technology


Course Name Animal Behaviour & Welfare
Course Provider Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Course Code LY_SVETN_B
Course Type Higher Education Direct Entry
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Letterkenny Institute of Technology Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Letterkenny
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Contact Admission staff:
T: +353 (0)74 918 6000
Duration 1 year full-time add-on
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
This is two semester, add-on Honours Degree programme for students who have achieved a Level 7 B.Sc. in Veterinary Nursing. Students who have completed an equivalent programme or a suitable alternate Level 7 with appropriate learning outcomes would also be considered for acceptance.
Number of Places 25
Course Content

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Our BSc Honours in Animal Behaviour and Welfare is a one year add on level 8 programme which has been designed to act as a progression route if you’ve successfully completed the level 7 BSc in Veterinary Nursing programme at L...

Subjects Taught Semester Proposed Modules Mandatory/elective Credits Hours Per Week

Year 4
Semester 7
• Animal Cognition & Behaviour Mandatory 10 6
• Animal Welfare Mandatory 10 6
• Welfare & Behaviour Aspects of Rehabilitation Mandatory 5 3
• Research Project Design Mandatory 5 3

Semester 8
• Anthrozoology Mandatory 10 6
• Research Project Mandatory 10 3
• Advanced Veterinary Fluid Therapy Elective 10 6
• Wildlife Conservation & Welfare Elective 10 6
Careers or Further Progression Follow-on Courses
Follow up programmes elsewhere include:
Masters degrees at other institutes and universities at home and abroad.
Further Enquiries Further Information
Dr Joanne Gallagher
Head of Department
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6302
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