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Animal Behaviour and Welfare

Queen's University Belfast

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
20800 GBP/year
6140 GBP/year
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About

Designed for students aiming to work in research, education, and industry in the life sciences sector. Specifically this Animal Behaviour and Welfare programme from Queen's University Belfast will provide you with an advanced understanding of current and emerging issues in the both Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare and provide you with an extensive range of lectures in a variety of topics.

Overview

On the MSc in Animal Behaviour and Welfare, we do this by providing a range of different learning experiences which enable our students to engage with subject experts, develop attributes and perspectives. 

This approach will equip you for life and work in a global society and you will make use of innovative technologies and a world class library, which will enhance your development.

Program highlights

Career Development

Many of our graduates secure dream jobs around the world.

World Class Facilities

The School of Biological Sciences has a wide range of facilities to carry out Animal Behaviour and Welfare research. Our world class facilities include access to: Animal Laboratory Services Belfast Zoo Farm Animal Research Facilities Queen’s University Marine Laboratory Collections throughout the UK and Ireland

Internationally Renowned Experts

This Animal Behaviour and Welfare programme from Queen's University Belfast offers a unique opportunity to obtain a qualification in the fields of Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare delivered by world class scientists.

Student Experience

In contrast to most MSc programmes at other UK universities, we will provide students with an extensive range of lectures in a variety of topics (for details see Programme Content).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Animal Behaviour and Welfare
  • Foundations for Research in the Biosciences 
  • Key Skills in Animal Behaviour and Welfare 
  • Literature Review: Animal Behaviour 
  • Research Project: Animal Behaviour and Welfare 
  • Professional Development and Work Placement 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a 2.2 Honours degree or above, in a relevant area of science (including psychology), or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. We welcome applications from a diverse range of backgrounds, thus applicants who do not meet the above academic requirements but hold a degree (or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University) and can demonstrate appropriate experience, will be considered on an individual basis.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20800 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6140 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6140 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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