University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

International Animal Health

This course aims to build on a solid foundation of biological, immunological, pathological and epidemiological principles, to equip students with the skills needed to identify, control and manage animal diseases and the expertise to tackle the international animal health challenges of the 21st Century.

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree, with an excellent or very good classification (equivalent to 1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours in the UK), in veterinary medicine, agricultural science, biology or a related science discipline. Applicants who fall below these requirements but have relevant work experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis. If English is not the 1st language, applicants must have 1 of the following qualifications as evidence of their spoken and written English: IELTS Academic: total 6.5 (at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL-iBT: total 92 (at least 20 in each module); PTE(A): total 61 (at least 56 in each of the "Communicative Skills" sections; the 'Enabling Skills' sections are not considered); CAE and CPE: total 176 (at least 169 in each module).

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance learning

Key information

Programme Director
Telephone number: 
0131 242 9379