• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 2 months
    Duration
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Overview

Animal welfare has been described as a complex, multi-faceted public policy issue which includes important scientific, ethical, and other dimensions. Improving our understanding of  animal welfare, involves the fascinating study of animal behavior as well as the challenge of accessing the emotions of animals. 

The programme

This is the On-Demand version of this Animal Behaviour and Welfare is offered by Coursera in partnership with The University of Edinburgh, which means you can start the course at any time and work through the course materials at your own pace. The materials and quizzes will always be available to you. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 2 months
    • Duration description
      • Approx. 9 hours to complete
      • Suggested: 1-3 hours/week
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to the Course
  • What is Animal Welfare and Why Does it Matter?
  • What We Can Measure We Can Manage
  • The Truth About Dogs and Cats
  • Down on the Farm
  • Lions, Tigers and Bears, Oh My!
  • Optional Module: Welfare Conundrums

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English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

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Funding

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