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.
A 2nd Honours (min. 56.5%) Class degree or better in an agricultural, animal, equine or biological science, or closely related discipline.
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 will be by course work such as essays, seminar presentations, case studies, poster presentations and final examinations in January and May.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 12,250 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 3,000 per Academic year (home fees)||24 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 6,125 per Academic year (overseas fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Penglais Campus||Aberystwyth||SY23 3AR||Wales|
Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences
01970 624 471