Animal behaviour and welfare - exchange modules

Plymouth offers a friendly, exciting and supportive place to study BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour and Welfare. Our staff are world-leading experts who are passionate and committed to both their research and teaching.

Below is a list of the modules available to exchange students studying animal behaviour and welfare at the University of Plymouth.

First year modules

All modules are 20 credits

Semester 1:

  • BIOL119 - Introduction to biology
  • BIOL121 - Animal physiology and microbiology
  • BIOL122 - Behaviour and ecology

Semester 2:

  • BIOL124PP - Biology of sex
  • BIOL125PP - Scientific method and ethics in biology
  • BIOL127 - Evolution

Semester 1 and 2 - zero credit module

  • BIOL129 - Professional development in biological sciences 1 (this is a 0 credit, non-timetabled module tracking the acquisition of basic field, laboratory and transferable skills that runs throughout the year)

Second year modules

All modules are 20 credits 

Semester 1: 

  • BIOL204 - Principles of conservation biology

Semester 2:

  • BIOL205 - Animal behaviour
  • BIOL215 - Methods in behaviour and conservation
  • BIOL224 - Animal Behaviour and Welfare Field Course
  • BIOL226 - Animal Ecophysiology
  • BIOL227 - Animal Health and Welfare

Semester 1 and 2 - zero credit module

  • BIOL225 - Professional Development in Biological Sciences 2 (this is a 0 credit, non-timetabled module tracking the acquisition of basic field, laboratory and transferable skills that runs throughout the year)

Third year modules

All modules are 20 credits  

Semester 1:  

  • BIOL307 - Advanced Skills and Concepts
  • BIOL308 - Applied Conservation Biology
  • BIOL319 - Animals and Society

Semester 2:   

  • BIOL313 - Animal Welfare and Ethics
  • BIOL320 - Animal Nutrition
  • MBIO317 - Behavioural Ecology