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Livestock Health and Production

Royal Veterinary College

24 months
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15560 GBP/year
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About

We understand the difficulties many people face with full-time study and have joined forces with the University of London Worldwide, to offer study by distance learning.The offering made by Royal Veterinary College includes an MSc in Livestock Health and Production, Postgraduate Diploma, Postgraduate Certificate and Individual Modules in Livestock Health and Production.

Overview

Developed by academic experts at The Royal Veterinary College,  Livestock Health and Production studies are aimed primarily at veterinarians, animal health specialists and livestock farmers, however, optional modules make our studies suitable for people from a range of professional backgrounds. The programme addresses contemporary issues of livestock production and has a worldwide relevance.

Our graduates find that the international recognition and prestige of their degree opens doors and creates opportunities in their careers.

Programme aims:

The course aims to provide you with:

  • Knowledge on agents of animal diseases and how animals respond to them
  • Advanced knowledge in animal nutrition, breeding and management to optimise animal health and production
  • Farming systems approach to animal production and an understanding of how to appraise and monitor livestock production systems through development and execution

Career:

Our graduates find that the international recognition and prestige of their degree opens doors and creates opportunities in their careers.

Graduates of the programme are employed in a variety of organisations including the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), university veterinary faculties and international organisations including the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and World Health Organization (WHO).

Programme Structure

MSc in Livestock Health and Production (seven modules):

Three compulsory core modules:

  • Animal Disease (Current Concepts)
  • Developing and Monitoring of Livestock Production Systems
  • Principles of Livestock Production

Plus, four further optional modules selected from:

  • Animal Welfare
  • Epidemiology and Animal Health Economics
  • Economics for Livestock Development and Policy
  • Management of Infectious Disease Outbreaks in Animal Populations
  • Reproduction and Fertility – a Species Approach
  • Research, Design, Management and Grant Application Writing
  • Veterinary Public Health
  • Research Project in Livestock Health and Production
  • Sustainable Livestock Farming in the Environment

For more information, please visit programme website.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

EITHER a second class honours degree (or equivalent) in veterinary science, animal science, agriculture, biological sciences or medicine, OR a second class honours degree (or equivalent) in a scientific discipline which has, in the opinion of the University, included suitable training.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15560 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15560 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    15560 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15560 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • MSc: £15,560
  • Diploma: £9,245
  • Certificate: £4,850

Funding

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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