The minimum entry requirement is a UK 2:1 undergraduate degree, or its international equivalent, in animal science, biology, psychology, zoology or veterinary science.
All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.
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 Administrator, Natalie Honeyman
- +44 (0)131 651 3914