Canine Science

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Interested in studying Canine Science by distance learning? Are dogs your best friend? Are you keen to learn more about how they originated and their diversity? Then this Canine Science course from UK Open Learning may be perfect for you. You will cover fascinating subjects from canid evolution to wolf behaviour and domestication.

The course aims to provide students with a level 3 (advanced) knowledge regarding the evolution, physiology and behaviour of the grey wolf (Canis lupus) and the domestic dog (Canis familiaris). It then applies this knowledge to the behaviour of the domestic dog (Canis familiaris) in a domestic environment. This includes recent approaches to control and behavioural…

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Interested in studying Canine Science by distance learning? Are dogs your best friend? Are you keen to learn more about how they originated and their diversity? Then this Canine Science course from UK Open Learning may be perfect for you. You will cover fascinating subjects from canid evolution to wolf behaviour and domestication.

The course aims to provide students with a level 3 (advanced) knowledge regarding the evolution, physiology and behaviour of the grey wolf (Canis lupus) and the domestic dog (Canis familiaris). It then applies this knowledge to the behaviour of the domestic dog (Canis familiaris) in a domestic environment. This includes recent approaches to control and behavioural therapy.

At UK Open Learning we pride ourselves on our friendly and supportive tutors. Your tutor support will start as soon as you receive your course and will be valid for 12 months. All our tutors are highly qualified with extensive experience in supporting distance learning students. You contact your tutor via email and they are responsible for marking assignments answering your questions and guiding you through the course to ensure you are ready for your examinations.

There are no entry requirements for this course, the students just need to be committed to follow the guidelines of the course.

We recommend you spend approximately 110 hours of your time studying for the IACE Award in Canine Science. The pace of study is completely up to you. To give an example, if you dedicate 2 hours a week to the course it would take you a year to complete but if you could spare 4 hours a week you could complete it in six months.

Unit 1 - The Evolution and Diversity of the Canidae. Unit 2 - Candiae Diversity. Unit 3 - Anatomy and Movement 1. Unit 4 - Anatomy and Movement 2. Unit 5 - Wolf behavior. Unit 6 - Grey wolf behavior 2. Unit 7 - Canis Familiaris. Unit 8 - Neoteny and Domestication. Unit 9 - Understanding the dog. Unit 10 - Common Problems and Approaches.

This course is marked through a process of continuous assessment guided by your tutor. This means that your qualification will be awarded according to your performance on assessments rather than by taking an exam.

The course is conducted by post and assessment takes the form of question papers alongside report writing.

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