University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Animal Biosciences

This programme provides scientific knowledge and practical skills relating to applications of basic animal sciences to veterinary and human medicine, the livestock industry and food security.

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement is a UK 2.1 undergraduate degree, or its international equivalent, in biological, veterinary or medical sciences; applicants are also required to have a working knowledge of molecular biology and laboratory experience; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 92 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE 61 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade C or CAE grade B.

Course modules

Modules include: basic techniques in animal biosciences; advanced techniques in animal biosciences; current topics in animal biosciences; analytical methods in animal biosciences; seminars in animal biosciences.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,600 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 19,700 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies Edinburgh EH25 9RG Scotland

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
0131 651 9210