In this way you gain a Masters degree by research but with the opportunity to explore other taught areas of interest in equine science. Providing you with a high level of research training, the Equine Science MRes degree from Aberystwyth University is the ideal stepping-stone for those considering a PhD in equine science or the wider field of animal/veterinary/biological science as well as careers in research and development.
Working under the supervision of active researchers with expertise in the field, you will develop a year-long equine science research project in the areas of production, reproduction, parasitology, nutrition, cognition, behaviour, anatomy and exercise physiology. 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 equine industry to improve horse health and welfare or to work in the research and development sector of the equine 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.
- Animal Breeding and Genetics
- Equine Nutrition
- Equine Reproductive Physiology and Breeding Technology
- Infection and Immunity
- Understanding Equine Action: from Anatomy to Behaviour
- Research Methods in the Biosciences
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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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.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.