Applied Poultry Science, M.Sc. | Part time online | Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) | United Kingdom
36 months
5733 GBP/year
5733 GBP/year
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The Applied Poultry Science programe from Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) aims to support anyone looking for the skills and knowledge required to meet the needs of the worldwide poultry industry.


 Applied Poultry Science programe from Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) it's aimed at students with relevant agricultural and animal-related backgrounds who are keen to acquire in-depth knowledge in applied poultry science.

It's specifically designed to provide a research-led approach to poultry science.


  • The Applied Poultry Science programe from Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) is delivered jointly by SRUC and the University of Edinburgh and uses the University’s award-winning online learning environments, which includes video podcasts, web based discussion forums and expert tuition.
  • This course will help you demonstrate a critical understanding of the principal theories, principles and concepts of Applied Poultry Science (APS).

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Poultry Housing and Environment
  • Poultry Anatomy and Health
  • Poultry Feed, Nutrition and Digestion
  • Poultry Behaviour and Welfare in Commerical Systems
  • Research Methods and Data Analysis
  • Poultry Embryology and Incubation
  • Poultry Breeding and Genetics

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Due to the wide range of possible qualifications, potential applicants are advised to contact the Admissions Team with full details of their qualifications.
  • SRUC 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.
  • We take each application on a case-by-case basis.
  • 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

    5733 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17200 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.
  • National

    5733 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17200 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.


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