Animal Science, M.Phil. | Newcastle University | Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
12 months
27300 GBP/year
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The supervision of the Animal Science programme from Newcastle University covers a number of research topics supported by research active academic staff. Our range of research areas relate to animal health and welfare, environmental impact of livestock systems, and safety and quality of livestock products.


The Animal Science programme from Newcastle University has an internationally recognised centre of excellence in Animal Sciences, drawing on fundamental research and applying it to areas of societal, industrial and policy importance. 


  • Animal health and welfare
  • Environmental impact of livestock systems
  • Safety and quality of livestock products, including milk, meat and eggs

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • farm livestock, domesticated animal and wildlife applied research
  • integrated livestock system development and evaluation
  • animal behaviour, health and welfare
  • survival, health and efficiency of nutrient utilisation

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. This is so that you have enough time to make the necessary arrangements.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant subject.

  • We usually expect research experience and/or a postgraduate qualification, such as a MRes or MSc, for PhD study.
  • English Language requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27300 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Home students - Not set
  • International students - £27,300–£34,100 

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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