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Through lectures and seminars we consider the physiology, development and nutrition of domestic, companion and exhibition animals in relation to animal husbandry and care.
Students apply their learning in biology and zoology to the improvement of management practices and to the enhancement of animal welfare.
By researching and presenting a seminar on a topic on welfare issues related to factory farming, students gain knowledge and skills in group working and oral communication.Through an essay assignment focused on a hypothetical Universal Declaration of Animal Rights, students develop critical thinking skills and build experience in constructing and evidencing an argument
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: 1 two hour written examination (70%) and in-course assessment (30%). In course assessment made up of a seminar (20%) and an essay (10%). Resit: Similar to 1st attempt, with continuous assessment mark(s) and /or exam mark carried forward with an opportunity to resit either or both, depending on what was failed in the first attempt.
A strong emphasis will be made throughout the course on informal verbal feedback during seminar and workshop sessions.