M.Sc. On Campus

Wild Animal Biology

Royal Veterinary College

12 months
27090 GBP/year
13690 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Wild Animal Biology from Royal Veterinary College will provide you with practical exposure to wild animal species and an understanding of wild animal health, welfare and conservation, as well as providing training in research methods relevant to the study of wildlife. 


At Wild Animal Biology from Royal Veterinary College you will benefit from working and studying alongside veterinary graduates taking the MSc in Wild Animal Health as well as learning from internationally renowned experts in their field.


Our graduates go on to enjoy a wide range of careers positions in veterinary medicine, including:

  • Camera Trapping Intern
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Ecosystem Assessment Programme Intern
  • Pathology Technician Research Assistant
  • Wildlife Trust Volunteer
  • Reserve Trainee Warden
  • Zoo Keeper
  • PhD
  • Graduate Ecologist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Conservation Biology
  • The Impact of Disease on Populations
  • Health and Welfare of Captive Wild Animals 
  • Evaluation of the Health and Welfare of Captive Wild Animals
  • Ecosystem Health 
  • Interventions 
  • Detection, Surveillance and Emerging Diseases 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have (or expect to receive) a UK university first or second class Honours degree or international equivalent in a Science-based subject. Preference is given to candidates with (or on track to achieve) first or upper second class Honours, but applications are encouraged from candidates with lower second class Honours and relevant experience.

  • Applicants who meet the academic criteria will be assessed based on their personal statement.

  • English language requirements

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    27090 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27090 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13690 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13690 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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.

Our partners

Wild Animal Biology
Royal Veterinary College


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!