At the University of Reading studying the MSc by Research Animal Science allows you to remain at your workplace during your course of study. You can choose to complete the course in just 18 months, or take up to 63 months if your work demands are high.
The programme is designed for people working in the livestock industry or related supply industries (feed and pharmaceutical companies, for example) or in livestock industry, advisory or an extension series and institutions.
You will gain:
- Critical analysis of the challenges and opportunities facing livestock production
- Rigorous training in research methods and statistical analyses commonly used in animal science
- Critical appraisal skills to evaluate research at the interface between animal, microbial and food science
- The ability to plan, manage and conduct an extended independent research project
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- Sustainable livestock production systems
- Contemporary issues in animal science
- Livestock nutrition and feeding
- Research methods
- Project management
- 18 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Deadline passed, EEA/EU
DisciplinesAnimal Sciences View 8 other Masters in Animal Sciences in United Kingdom
- Entrants to this programme are normally required to have obtained a first or upper-second class honours degree or its equivalent in biological sciences or a related subject.
- Applicants with other qualifications and who have had at least two years' experience professional experience in a relevant field of animal science, livestock production or agriculture are also encouraged to apply.
- References are also taken into account.
International8200 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 12300 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
National8200 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 12300 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Getting a Student Visa
This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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