Level 4 Diploma in Animal Psychology

Course Description


Whether you’re looking to change career, or are already working in the Animal sector, this Level 4 Diploma in Animal Psychology allows you to build on your existing knowledge. Completion of the award will provide you with an internationally transferable qualification, covering a broad range of subjects expressly selected to give you an advantage in working with animals.

Entry Requirements

    • Students must hold a Level 3 Diploma (or higher), A Level qualification or equivalent
    • Basic English reading and writing skills
    • All students must be 16 years of age or above.

Module Structure

    • Using information, communication and technology ICT in the study of Animal Psychology
    • Putting Psychology into Perspective
    • Approaches and constructs
    • Research methods and techniques
    • Research methods and techniques
    • The biology of mammals
    • Genetic principles of mammals
    • Comparative mechanics of behaviour in animals

Work-Based Learning Opportunities

    • Animal nutritionist
    • Animal physiotherapist
    • Zookeeper
    • Zoologist