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Animal welfare, animal Ethics and scientific methods

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HV0203 Animal welfare, animal Ethics and scientific methods, 7.5 Credits

Djurskydd, djuretik och vetenskaplig metod


Animal Science

Education cycle

Bachelor’s level


Title Credits Code
Animal welfare legislation 4.0 0102
Animal ethics 2.0 0103
Scientific methods 1.5 0104

Advanced study in the main field

First cycle, has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements(G1F)

Grading scale

5:Pass with Distinction, 4:Pass with Credit, 3:Pass, U:Fail The requirements for attaining different grades are described in the course assessment criteria which are contained in a supplement to the course syllabus. Current information on assessment criteria shall be made available at the start of the course.



Prior knowledge

15 credits animal science





Formats and requirements for examination

  • If the student fails a test, the examiner may give the student a supplementary assignment, provided this is possible and there is reason to do so.
  • If the student has been granted special educational support because of a disability, the examiner has the right to offer the student an adapted test, or provide an alternative assessment.
  • If changes are made to this course syllabus, or if the course is closed, SLU shall decide on transitional rules for examination of students admitted under this syllabus but who have not yet passed the course.
  • For the examination of a degree project (independent project), the examiner may also allow the student to add supplemental information after the deadline. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Other information

  • The right to take part in teaching and/or supervision only applies to the course date to which the student has been admitted and registered on.
  • If there are special reasons, the student may take part in course components that require compulsory attendance at a later date. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Responsible department

Department of Animal Envrionment and Health

Further information

Determined by: Programnämnden för utbildning inom veterinärmedicin och husdjur (PN - VH)
Replaces: HV0109

Grading criteria

There are no Grading criteria posted for this course

Litterature list

Den litteratur som kommer att användas under den här kursen kommer du antingen att hitta i Canvas eller kunna söka fram i SLU-bibliotekets databaser. Vi kommer även att använda oss av lagstiftning och dess förarbeten som finns på ansvarig myndighets webbplats.

Mer information finns i Canvas.

Course facts

The course is offered as an independent course: Yes Tuition fee: Tuition fee only for non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens: 19027 SEK Cycle: Bachelor’s level
Subject: Animal Science
Course code: HV0203 Application code: SLU-10163 Location: Uppsala Distance course: No Language: Swedish Responsible department: Department of Animal Envrionment and Health Pace: 100%