Taught course

Clinical Animal Behaviour

Institution
University of Lincoln · School of Life Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree in Life Sciences, including Veterinary Sciences. We may consider students with degrees in other disciplines who have extensive practical experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The University of Lincoln’s MSc Clinical Animal Behaviour programme is headed by a team of experts and is accredited by the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour.

This Master’s degree follows an evidence-based approach, which aims to develop your theoretical and practical skills for the management of problem behaviour in companion animals. It is headed by an team of experts, including Europe’s first veterinary behaviour professor, European and Royal College of Veterinary Surgeon's specialist Daniel Mills, and European veterinary behaviour specialist Helen Zulch.

Teaching is informed by research and practice and you have the opportunity to gain experience of actual cases through access to the School of Life Sciences’ veterinary behaviour clinic. The curriculum is closely aligned to the research conducted in the School’s Animal Behaviour Cognition and Welfare Group. You will be encouraged to develop research skills and may have the opportunity to work alongside academics on high-profile projects, many of which are funded by research councils, charities and commercial bodies.

Modules:

  • Development and Regulation of Behaviour
  • Domestic Animal Behaviour and Cognition
  • Human Animal Interactions
  • Animal Welfare
  • Research Methods
  • Clinical Skills for Animal Behaviour Management
  • MSc Thesis.

Information for international students

International Students will require English Language at IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each element, or equivalent.

Fees and funding

As a University of Lincoln postgraduate student, you may be eligible to apply for one of our generous scholarship packages. For more information about postgraduate funding and scholarships, please visit our website.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
33 months
full time
13 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Helen Zulch
Email
hzulch@lincoln.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0)1522 835469