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Applied Animal Welfare and Behaviour

Scotland's Rural College (SRUC)

12 months
Duration
21900 GBP/year
11400 GBP/year
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About

Applied Animal Welfare and Behaviour from Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) will enhance your knowledge and understanding of the scientific study of animal behaviour and animal welfare. 

Overview

Graduates with Applied Animal Welfare and Behaviour from Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) will: 

  • be able to understand the application of scientific principles to the study of animal behaviour and welfare and utilise effective, modern methods for describing and analysing scientific data.
  • know how to assess the welfare of animals in captivity and in the natural environment, offer advice on applied animal behaviour and animal welfare issues and understand philosophical debate relating to the use of animals by humans.
  • have a solid grounding in the global issues that have an impact on animal welfare.

What you'll learn

The programme involves a combination of taught courses and your own dissertation. Throughout the taught courses you'll visit many farms and animal facilities, and study courses in a range of topics, including an introduction to applied animal behaviour and animal welfare, the biology of suffering, and animal cognition and consciousness.You'll also learn about scientific methodology and animal welfare applications, before researching and writing a dissertation project on a related subject of your choice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied animal behaviour and animal welfare
  • The biology of suffering
  • Animal cognition and consciousness
  • Animal Care
  • Animal and Equine

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Honours degree (first or 2:1), or equivalent in Animal Science, Biology, Psychology, Zoology or Veterinary Science.
  • A 2:1 is equivalent to GPA of 3.25.
  • Evidence of proficiency in English must be provided by those for whom English is not their first language (IELTS 7.0 or equivalent). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21900 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    11400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11400 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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