Animal Nutrition, M.Sc. | Part time online | Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) | United Kingdom
36 months
4350 GBP/year
4350 GBP/year
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Animal Nutrition from Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) is particularly attractive if you're working but want to improve your knowledge and skills in the animal nutrition. It's also useful for anyone who might like to study for a PhD.


Animal Nutrition from Scotland's Rural College (SRUC)  enhances conceptual, analytical and presentation skills and teaches modern and effective ways to describe and analyse scientific, research and dietary ration data. That informs decisions on managing, designing and evaluating diets in the context of the interaction between diet, production, health and disease.


This programme is structured to progression through CPD, Pg Certificate, Pg Diploma, culminating in the MSc.

Compulsory courses include subjects like current topics in animal nutrition, digestive anatomy and physiology, feed composition and evaluation, nutrition biochemistry and metabolism and research methods for animal sciences. You'll also write a dissertation on animal nutrition.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Applied nutrition and rationing (monogastrics)
  • Applied nutrition and ration ing (ruminants)
  • Equine nutrition
  • Feed industry
  • Feed processing (monogastrics and ruminants)
  • Small animal and exotic nutrition

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

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More details

Applications for this online programme will be accepted up until it commences.


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelors degree at 2:2 or above in a relevant subject. 
  • Those with significant work experience in a related industry may also be considered.
  • RUC uses UK ENIC (formally UK NARIC) to assess overseas qualifications.
  • Ideally, applicants should arrange for their own letter of comparability through Ecctis’s Statement of Comparability service.
  • Those speaking English as a second language should sit an IELTS, TEOFL or Cambridge examination prior to application in order to meet the English Language entry requirements of SRUC's courses.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13050 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.
  • National

    4350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13050 GBP for the full programme during 36 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.

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