University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

International Animal Welfare, Ethics and Law

This programme provides knowledge and an understanding of animal welfare science, with a focus on the international issues arising from animal use in all its forms.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a relevant 2.1 or Higher Honours degree, or its equivalent in animal science, biology, psychology, zoology or veterinary science; 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

Courses are available in a variety of areas, including: history, culture and concepts of animal welfare; animal behaviour; animal welfare assessment; animal ethics; recommendations and policy; legislation, regulation and enforcement; science communication; applied animal welfare: production, companion and captive wild animals.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PgCert On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
PgCert On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgCert On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
PgDip On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PgDip On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
Professional Development Diploma On-line study September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

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Key information

Contact: 
Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
0131 650 6272