University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Applied Poultry Science (Online Learning)

The programme offers a unique research-led opportunity to study the different aspects of applied poultry science and aims to equip current and future professionals with skills, knowledge and understanding to address local and global challenges in sustainable poultry production It is designed to suit those in continuing employment or with other commitments. Participants typically come from a wide range of backgrounds, including nutritionists, breeders, vets and other poultry sector workers, all of whom wish to develop their career and businesses. It is offered by part-time, distance learning and is a fully flexible mix of technical, scientific, nutritional, and environmental and management-skills development modules so you can fit your studies in and around your work and other commitments. Its delivered largely by poultry specialists from Scotland's Rural College (SRUC), and St David's Poultry Team (veterinary surgeons).

Entry requirements

MSc: Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on the University of Edinburgh website. You will also need to meet the University's language requirements.

Course modules

See the University of Edinburgh website for detailed programme information.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2019 - 6 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 - 4 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years

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