What will I learn?

Our BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour, Welfare and Conservation Science is top in the UK for overall satisfaction and learning community in the 2019 National Student Survey. This broad-cased programme will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to enter a variety of professions within the animal sector.Students will:• develop their knowledge in the core themes of animal behaviour, welfare and conservation.• design and implement their own research project, enabling them to specialise in an area of their choice. • enjoy personal and professional development to maximise employability within the industry. • have access to a rare breeds farm, animal unit, equestrian facility and woodland at our Northop campus. • enjoy off-site visits to animal charities, wildlife centres and other industry related venues.KEY COURSE FEATURES• Number one in the UK for overall satisfaction and learning community in the 2019 National Student Survey• Develop high level knowledge of animal physiology, behaviour, training, welfare, and conservation.• Urban and rural study environments - split your study time between the Northop campus set in the stunning North Wales countryside and our Wrexham campus, on the edge of the largest town in North East Wales.• Excellent links with industry. Opportunities to carry out your own research project in a specialism of your choice within variety of settings.• Industry-active staff with specialist academic and practical skills, and experience of working with a range of domestic, and wild animals.• Join our zoological society and enjoy a range of events, activities and trips throughout the year.• Progression from the BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour, Welfare and Conservation Science includes employment or post-graduate study.

Which department am I in?

School of Social and Life Sciences

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£11,750.00 (US$ 15,189) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved
Start date

20 September 2021



Holywell Road,


CH7 6AA, Wales

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have High School Diploma with a grade-point average of 3.0/4.0. plus one of the following: Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) 1290 minimum including the following minimum scores in each component, (Reading and Writing 650) and (Math 640); American College Testing (ACT) with a minimum of 26; two advanced placement tests with a minimum score of 3. Advanced entry to undergraduate: You may be considered for advanced entry to year 2 of the degree with a minimum grade-point average of 2.8 from an Associate Degree provided that you have taken the relevant subjects. US nationals are not required to demonstrate additional English language testing as part of the entry requirements.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.