University of Lincoln
Animal Behaviour and Welfare
The University of Lincoln�s world-leading Animal Behaviour, Cognitionand Welfare Research Group investigates fundamental and applied issues relating to animal behaviour and cognition and its impact on animals and humans. This programme comprises independent investigation into groundbreaking research topics, supported by an experienced and knowledgeable supervisory team. You benefit from specialist research training and access to excellent facilities, including the University�s renowned Animal Behaviour Clinic. Areas of research include cognitive abilities, sensory perception, behavioural strategies and their implications for quality of life in companion, farm, laboratory, exotic and free-living animals. The University of Lincoln�s Animal Behaviour, Cognition and Welfare Group works closely with colleagues in Evolutionary Biology and Ecology, Psychology, Computer Science and Health in multidisciplinary research projects.
Students should possess a minimum of a 2.1 in a relevant Honours degree, or an equivalent qualification.
Main research areas include animal welfare and the needs of animals; animal perception and social cognition; methodologies for the assessment of emotional states in animals; sensory ecology and sensory detection; behavioural problems in animals; reproductive biology and incubation; evolution of animal signals; sexual selection and the evolution of reproductive strategies.
Examination is on completion of a thesis and includes a viva with external examiners.
All UK or EU students who hold a First or Upper Second Class Honours degree from another institution will receive a 20% reduction in tuition fees when they enrol on a University of Lincoln taught Masters programme. The scholarship is offset against tuition fee payments due for each academic year of study. Please note that the Master of Architecture (Part Two) and MBA programmes are exceptions to this scheme, as other scholarships are in place for those courses.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MPhil||Full-time||£ 4,337 per Academic year (home fees)||18 months|
|MPhil||Full-time||£ 14,703 per Academic year (overseas fees)||18 months|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 4,337 per Academic year (home fees)||27 months|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 14,703 per Academic year (overseas fees)||27 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Lincoln (Main Site)||Lincoln||LN6 7TS||East Midlands|