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What will I learn?

**Develop the skills and expertise to transform your passion for training animals into a fulfilling career with this Animal Training and Performance degree.**The foundation year entry provides an alternative route into degree-level study. It’s ideal for those who need to gain subject-specific knowledge and skills in order to progress with the full BSc qualification.You’re joining the rapidly growing animal sector at an exciting time. Almost 85 million households in the US have a pet – that’s increased from 56% to 68% over the past 30 years.* Your skills and expertise in animal training will be in high demand.Emerging science and technology allows us to understand animal performance like never before. Training methods place priority on the physical and psychological needs of an animal to maximise wellbeing and performance.You’ll learn from the latest advances in the field and use industry-standard technologies. Develop your expertise with access to our 70-species animal collection and benefit from our connections with animal trainers, scientists and behaviourists across the UK.All training is underpinned by the strictest ethics and supported by the latest scientific evidence. This degree doesn’t qualify you to become a behaviourist or trainer. It exposes you to the key scientific principles underpinning animal training, performance and rehabilitation.*Forbes 2018

Which department am I in?

Animal

Study options

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,000.00 (US$ 15,775) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

September 2023

Venue

Main Site

Hartpury House,

Hartpury,

Gloucester,

Gloucestershire,

GL19 3BE, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,000.00 (US$ 15,775) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

September 2023

Venue

Main Site

Hartpury House,

Hartpury,

Gloucester,

Gloucestershire,

GL19 3BE, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students who hold High School Graduation Diploma (with a minimum 3.0 GPA), plus three Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations at grade 3 or higher will be considered. This must include science, if applying for a science degree. We also require a minimum of 600 in writing, critical reading and mathematical elements in the SAT or a score of 26 or higher in the ACT test. Minimum IELTS score of 6.0 prior to entry onto the programme considered.

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

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