Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

Animal Science

The course provides applicants with the knowledge and skills required to pursue careers in animal research, development, academia, training, public and private commercial enterprise, advisory work, government agencies, and non governmental organisations throughout the world.

Entry requirements

A 2nd Class Honours degree (minimum 56.5 per cent) or better in an agricultural, animal, equine or biological science, or closely related discipline.

Course modules

Year 1 core: Semester 1 core: Infection and immunity; research methodology and advances in biosciences; animal breeding and genetics; dissertation. Year 1 Options: Semester 1: livestock nutrition; equine nutrition. Semester 2: research methodology an advances in biosciences; livestock nutrition; grassland science; livestock production; equine reproductive physiology and breeding technology; equine nutrition; understanding equine action: from anatomy to behaviour. Semester 3: dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment will be by course work such as essays, seminar presentations, case studies, poster presentations and final examinations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,125 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penglais Campus Aberystwyth SY23 3AR Wales

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Key information

Contact: 
Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences
Telephone number: 
01970 624471