University of Lincoln

University of Lincoln

Clinical Animal Behaviour

This programme is headed by an exceptional team of experts and is accredited by the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour. It follows an evidence-based approach to develop students' theoretical and practical skills for the management of problem behaviour in companion animals. Teaching is informed by research and practice and students gain hands-on experience in the School of Life Sciences' internationally renowned veterinary behaviour clinic. The curriculum is closely aligned to the research conducted in the School's Animal Behaviour Cognition and welfare group. Students will be encouraged to develop their research skills and to work alongside academics on high-profile projects, many of which are funded by research councils, charities and commercial bodies.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree (at least a 2.1) or an equivalent degree in life sciences, including veterinary sciences. International students will require English language at IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each element, or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: animal welfare; clinical skills for animal behaviour management; development and regulation of behaviour; domestic animal behaviour and cognition; human-animal interactions; MSc thesis; research methods (clinical animal behaviour).

Assessment methods

Assessment is conducted though coursework, case material assessment and examination, together with a final thesis.

Sponsorship information

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 Master's programme. The scholarship is offset against tuition fee payments due for each academic year of study.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,700 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 87 per Credit (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 39 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 39 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 39 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 39 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 39 per Credit (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lincoln (Main Site) Lincoln LN6 7TS East Midlands

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