The minimum entry requirement is a UK 2:1 undergraduate degree, or its international equivalent, in animal science, biology, psychology, zoology or veterinary science. Supporting documentation must be uploaded together with your application. A letter of motivation and CV must also be uploaded with your application. You should have all this documentation ready before you start the process. If you do not upload these documents, this will delay the application process.
Months of entry
This programme has popular international appeal and is endorsed by many international organisations for its up-to-date understanding and application of the latest animal welfare methods and practices.
We provide students with an understanding of animal welfare that can be applied in animal research, management, care, production, inspection, assessment and preparation of legislation.
In addition to the core teaching team, we have many guest lecturers travel to Edinburgh each year to teach on the programme, allowing you to benefit from the experience and knowledge of professionals working throughout the animal behaviour and welfare community.
Our students benefit from the expertise of organisations such as:
Humane Slaughter Association
Information for international students
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||33|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||33|
|Dissertation||34 (12000 words)|
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions
- +44 (0)131 651 3914