Taught course

Animal Nutrition

Institution
University of Glasgow · College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

  1. A bachelor's degree: 2:2 equivalent degree in a relevant qualification or subject.
  2. Previous work experience: applications from candidates with relevant and substantial industry experience are welcomed even if they do not necessarily hold a relevant qualification.

Months of entry

January, April, September

Course content

This programme provides students with the knowledge and understanding of the principles and practice of animal nutrition in production and companion animals. This enables them to apply a scientific and research-led approach at a practical level to improve performance, health and welfare.

Why this Programme

  • Glasgow is ranked first in the UK for Veterinary Medicine, according to the The Complete University Guide 2020.
  • Globally, this is the first Animal Nutrition masters-level programme, that is delivered entirely part-time and online, within an interactive online learning environment.
  • It is delivered in collaboration with senior academics/nutritionists from SRUC, who along with University staff have an international reputation in the animal nutrition, clinical nutrition and feed industry sectors, with some staff having Registered Nutritionist status (Society for Nutrition).
  • The programme design and delivery makes it an attractive option for busy working professionals looking to advance their knowledge and skill-set to support them in their career aspirations, whether they want to work within the animal nutrition sector or want to continue their development into further study for a PhD.
  • It addresses a critical gap for those aspiring to work in the feed industry, tackling a lack of appreciation of nutrition in the context of the commercial animal feed industry, in-part through our links with industry and contributions from industry members.
  • Enhance your conceptual, analytical and presentation skills to use effective and modern methods of describing and analysing scientific, research and dietary ration data to inform decisions on managing, designing and evaluating diets in the contexts of the interactions between diet, production, health and disease.
  • If you choose to study the MSc, PG Diploma, PG Certificate or Continuing Professional Development modules in Animal Nutrition, it gives you the opportunity to enhance your knowledge and consolidate your expertise in the field.

Fees and funding

UK students
£11,800
International students
£11,800

For funding opportunities search the scholarships database.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

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