Taught course

Animal Behaviour and Welfare

Institution
Queen's University Belfast · School of Biological Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.2 Honours degree or above, in a relevant area of science (including psychology) or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. We welcome applications from a diverse range of backgrounds, thus applicants who do not meet the above academic requirements but hold a degree (or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University) and can demonstrate appropriate experience, will be considered on an individual basis.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The aim of this programme in Animal Behaviour and Welfare is to prepare graduates in the life sciences and other relevant first degrees for careers in research, industry and other areas of professional employment; and to afford students with appropriate scientific backgrounds the opportunity to expand their knowledge of animal behaviour and welfare.

Information for international students

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

International students wishing to apply to Queen's University Belfast (and for whom English is not their first language), must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their course of study or research. Non-EEA nationals must also satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) immigration requirements for English language for visa purposes.

Evidence of an IELTS* score of 6.0, with not less than 5.5 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required.

*Taken within the last 2 years.

For more information on English Language requirements for EEA and non-EEA nationals see: qub.ac.uk/EnglishLanguageReqs

If you need to improve your English language skills before you enter this programme, our partner INTO Queen's University Belfast offers a range of English language courses. These intensive and flexible courses are designed to improve your English ability to entry to this programme. Please click the links below for more information:

English for University Study - an intensive English language and study skills course for successful university study at degree level

Pre-sessional English - a short intensive academic English course for students starting a degree programme at Queen's University Belfast and who need to improve their English

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
7 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Hansjoerg Kunc
Email
h.kunc@qub.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)28 9097 2283
Fax
+44 (0)28 9097 5877