Research course

Animal Population Heath and Welfare

University of Nottingham · Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Entry requirements

2:1 degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject; or a 2:2 degree (or international equivalent) and a masters degree, both in a relevant subject. Evidence of relevant personal, professional and educational experience may also be considered

Months of entry

February, April, July, October, December

Course content

The aim of the Population Health group is to develop outstanding health and welfare in domestic animals with a current emphasis on endemic diseases of dairy cattle. The group's activities include fundamental and applied research, undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, clinical disease investigations and knowledge transfer to the veterinary profession and farming industry.

Current research interests include epidemiological approaches to controlling mastitis using Bayesian approaches to modelling and prediction (Green), investigation and control of lameness (Huxley, Green), the use of biotechnology such as pedometers and global positioning (Green, Huxley) and the effects of nutrition on health and production (Kendall, Green, Huxley).

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 7.5 (no less than 7.0 in any element) for clinical projects and 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element) for science projects.

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0) 115 951 5559