Taught course

Livestock Production Science

Institution
Writtle University College · Animals
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

An IELTS score of 6.5 is required. There are a range of pre-sessional English language programmes available with further English support classes during term time.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This advanced course is for those who wish to have an in depth understanding of the nutrition and production of farmed animals. Delivery is via lectures, tutorials, visits, student-managed learning and employs a range of assessment techniques such as oral presentations, case studies, essays, seminars, and written examinations. Modules cover Current Issues in Animal Production and Nutrition; Scientific Communication; Animal Nutrition Science; Animal Feeds and Rationing; Animal Biochemistry and Physiology; Reproduction and Breeding; Advanced Principles and Practices of Animal Production Systems; Research Methods and a 20-week research project which can be based at Writtle, other institutions or an external organisation.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
8 months

PGCert

full time
4 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Coordinator
Email
anya.perera@writtle.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1245 424200
Fax
+44 (0)1245 420456