Taught course

Clinical Animal Behaviour

University of Lincoln · School of Life Sciences

Entry requirements

A good honours degree (at least a 2:1) or an equivalent degree in Life Sciences, including Veterinary Sciences. International Students will require English Language at IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each element, or equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

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

This innovative Master’s degree follows an evidence-based approach to develop your theoretical and practical skills for the management of problem behaviour in companion animals. It is headed by an exceptional 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 gain hands-on
experience in the School of Life Sciences’ internationally renowned 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 your research skills and to work alongside academics on high-profile projects, many of which are funded by research councils, charities and commercial bodies.

Information for international students

The International Office will help you with all aspects of your time with us, from making an application and ensuring that your needs are met during your study, through to graduation at the magnificent Lincoln Cathedral.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

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


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Helen Zulch
+44 (0)1522 895441