University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Animal Nutrition

This new vocational course offers the unique opportunity to integrate an in-depth scientific knowledge of animal nutrition with the acquisition of business skills and a detailed operational understanding of the animal feed industries, developed through a series of case studies. This combination equips students with the knowledge and skills for working in either research or industry.

Entry requirements

Candidates are required to have a 1st degree in a biological science subject with 2.2 Honours classification or above, or an equivalent qualification. Evidence of relevant personal, professional and educational experience may also be taken in to account. An applicant can be admitted on the basis of significant relevant work experience in lieu of an appropriate academic qualification but a case for exceptional entry would need to be approved by the Quality and Standards Committee. International students whose 1st language is not English are required to have IELTS 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element).

Course modules

All modules are compulsory: Fundamentals of nutrition; non-ruminant nutrition; ruminant nutrition; agri-business and case studies; molecular nutrition; companion and zoo animal nutrition; research techniques in animal nutrition; research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,670 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 18,380 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time £ 5,115 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time £ 12,255 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

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Key information

Telephone number: 
0115 951 6053