Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare
The course is designed to further the knowledge and understanding of domestic and captive animal behaviour and welfare; and to develop the skills of students in the ethical management of domestic and captive animals.
A minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree, or alternative equivalent, in an area of biological or veterinary science or psychology with extensive prior experience of domestic and/or captive animal husbandry and training. Applicants with degrees in other areas and those with non-standard qualifications and/or relevant professional experience will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 for each sub-section), or equivalent.
Modules include: Applied ethology; applied learning theory; animal welfare science; animal law and ethics; animal health and behaviour; dissertation preparation; dissertation. Optional modules: Neuronal and endocrine mediation of behaviour; clinical procedures; abnormal animal behaviour; animal welfare assessment and advice.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 16,265 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 4,170 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 10,840 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 3,000 per Academic year (home fees)||24 months|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 2,085 per Academic year (home fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Campus||Newcastle upon Tyne||NE1 7RU||North East|
Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Postgraduate Office
0191 208 6900