In this way you gain a Masters degree by research but with the opportunity to explore other taught areas of interest in different areas of animal science. Providing you with a high level of research training, the Animal Science MRes programme from Aberystwyth University is the ideal stepping-stone for those either considering a PhD in animal science or the wider field of animal/veterinary/biological science as well as positions in research and development.
Working under the supervision of active researchers with expertise in the field, you will develop a year-long animal science research project in the areas of production, reproduction, parasitology, nutrition, cognition or behaviour. You will be mentored in hypothesis-driven experimental design and will receive training in analytical techniques, statistical analysis and the interpretation of results.
This course will prepare you for a wide range of careers within the animal industry to improve methods of production whilst enhancing the welfare of the animal, or to work in the research and development sector of the animal industry as well as the wider veterinary/animal/biological science fields.
Our graduates often progress to careers in:
- Scientific research
- Scientific publishing
- Equine/Animal Nutrition
- Equine/Animal Welfare
- Equine/Animal breeding
- Laboratory work
- Many graduates have also progressed to PhDs or Veterinary Medicine.
- Research Methods in the Biosciences
- Animal Breeding and Genetics
- Equine Nutrition
- Equine Reproductive Physiology and Breeding Technology
- Grassland Science
- Infection and Immunity
- Livestock Nutrition
- Livestock Production Science
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
DisciplinesBiology Animal Sciences Genetics View 90 other Masters in Animal Sciences in United Kingdom
- Good Undergraduate degree 2.2 (UK) (or above) equating to a mark of 56.5 or above in a related subject
- Copies of University transcripts (certified translated copies are required if original document is not in English or Welsh)
- Copies of Degree certificates (certified translated copies are required if original document is not in English or Welsh)
- Personal statement within 1-2 A4 pages
International16800 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16800 GBP per year during 12 months.
National4500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Aberystwyth
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.