btec hnd in animal psychology

BTEC (HND) in Animal Psychology

About the Course:

BTEC (HND) in Animal Psychology

Unit 1: Using information, communication and technology ICT in the study of Animal Psychology

aims to raise learner awareness of the different types of ICT skills, and provide the opportunity for them to develop these skills commensurate with H4 and H5 study. The course is delivered via distance learning with no face to face contact between tutors and students, therefore understanding appropriate research techniques, portfolio skills and self-reflection is important in terms of independent study at this level as well as facilitating a positive learning experience  

Unit 2: Putting Psychology into Perspective  

Unit 3: Approaches and constructsBTEC (HND) in Animal Psychology

Unit 4: Research methods and techniques

Unit 5: Classification and taxonomy

Unit 6: The biology of mammals

Unit 7: Genetic principles of mammals

Unit 8: Comparative mechanics of behaviour in animals

Unit 9: Behaviour and learning theories

Unit 10: Motivation and socialisation.

Unit 11: The psychology of animal emotion

Unit 12: The psychology of equine behaviour

Unit 13: The psychology of feline behaviour

Unit 14: The psychology of canine behaviour

Unit 15: Comparative psychology

Unit 16: Instinct, communication and adaptation

About the Provider Oxford Learning is a registered educational institution and is an independent, self-financing organisation. Oxford Learning has developed quality, flexible and open distance learning materials for adults and continues to invest in the development of innovative learning systems, from first levels to degree and professional training programmes. Oxford Learning works in conjunction with other institutions to bring the student the most comprehensive learning materials in order to support the student in fulfilling their academic aims.oxford college courses Oxford Learning offers the student a flexible approach to learning which makes education possible for those who may otherwise not be able to complete a programme due to geographical restrictions and work or home-life commitments.

Entry Requirements

All students must be 17 years of age and above. Students should have completed a Level 3 Diploma or A level standard course (or equivalent) before the Level 5 qualification.

Study Hours

Approximately 60 hours per unit

Assessment Method

16 tutor marked assessments. Please note that you can enrol on this course at anytime.


Course Fee


Payment by Instalments

Students are able to pay course fees in monthly instalments.



Level 4+5 Accredited Diploma in Animal Psychology

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