Course: MSc in Animal Behaviour and Welfare

Department: Animal Management

Type: Postgraduate

Duration: One year full-time or two years part-time

The Programme

The programme is distinctive in that is allows students to look at developing the academic theories of animal behaviour and welfare with the practical applications of this knowledge in a wider context. Throughout the programme there will be a strong emphasis on the ethics and welfare of using animals and students will be able to consider the physiological areas relating to animal welfare.

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What You Study

  • Animal behaviour theories
  • Research methods
  • Welfare and ethics
  • Human-animal interactions and psychology
  • Welfare across contexts
  • Applied welfare assessment.

How To Apply

Application is through our online application form.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants should have a minimum of a 2.2 Honours Degree (Level 6), ideally in Biological Science subjects or equivalent. Work experience will be taken into account if an unrelated qualification is held.

Sandra Nicholson

MSc Applied Animal Behaviour and Training

After graduating as Student of the Year, Sandra used the skills she learnt studying from the MSc Applied Animal Behaviour and Training course to pursure a career within bovine welfare monitoring.