Taught course

Animal Science

Aberystwyth University · Institute of Biological Sciences

Entry requirements

Good Undergraduate degree 2.2 (UK) (or above) equating to a mark of 56.5 or above in Animal Science, Biological Sciences and Agricultural Science or closely related discipline. European and International applicants can find their grade equivalence on our comparability page. Those who are not graduates must satisfy the University that they are of the required academic standard to pursue postgraduate study.

Months of entry


Course content

The Animal Science Master's Degree within the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences, Aberystwyth, UK, offers you the opportunity of biological, scientific and professional training in the field of Animal Science. The Masters Degree in Animal Science will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to pursue leading careers in animal research, development, academia, training, public and private commercial enterprise, advisory work, government agencies and other non-government organisations throughout the world.

Why study your Masters Degree in Animal Science at Aberystwyth?

The Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS), Aberystwyth, UK, has over 30 years of experience in teaching at masters level in areas related to Animal Science. The Institute also has an internationally renowned reputation for research in the field of Animal Science. Recently the Institute was awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education and was among the very best in the 2010 student satisfaction survey. This puts IBERS in a unique position to provide you with the research led high quality post graduate training needed to produce post graduates with the competence to pursue leading careers in a wide range of Animal Science related fields throughout the world.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations45
Written coursework / continuous assessment25
Dissertation30 (20000 words)

Course contact details

Dr Mina Davies-Morel
+44 (0)1970 624471
+44 (0)1970 611264