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Full time September MRes 1 year full time, 2 years part time
Agriculture (1) Biological Sciences (4) Veterinary Sciences (35)

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The MRes Animal Science programme at Aberystwyth University offers a unique opportunity to conduct research in a specific area of animal science while also studying a range of taught modules. With a focus on areas such as reproduction, anatomy, immunology, nutrition, and genetics, this programme provides a comprehensive understanding of animal science. The MRes is suitable for those considering a PhD or a career in research and development. Entry requirements include a 2:2 Bachelors degree in a relevant subject or equivalent, although non-graduates with relevant work experience will also be considered. English language proficiency is required. Submitting a CV is encouraged as part of the application process.

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MRes Animal Science provides you with the ideal opportunity to carry out research in a specific area of animal science while studying a selection of taught elements relating to animal science (reproduction, anatomy, immunology, grassland science, nutrition, animal production and genetics). In this way you gain a Masters degree by research but with the opportunity to explore other taught areas of interest in different areas of animal science. Providing you with a high level of research training, the MRes is the ideal stepping-stone for those either considering a PhD in animal science or the wider field of animal/veterinary/biological science as well as positions in research and development.

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Entry Requirements

2:2 Bachelors (Honours) degree in a relevant subject area or equivalent. Subject to agreement with project supervisor. Non-graduates will be considered individually based on relevant work experience.

English Language Requirements IELTS 6.5 with minimum 5.5 in each component, or equivalent

Other Requirements Applicants are encouraged to submit an up-to-date CV as part of their application.


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Scholarships

Aberystwyth University is pleased to be able to offer a number of Scholarships within our world class Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences.

Programmes available under scholarship:

- MSc Animal Science
- MSc Livestock Science

Each student obtaining a scholarship must intend to return to their own country to utilise their skills for the benefit of their own countrymen.

Contact Dr Mina Davies- Morrel for more details - mid@aber.ac.uk

Value of Scholarship(s)

Full tuition fees & on average £8000 living costs

Eligibility

See the Marshal Papworth website for details on eligibility and how to apply.

Criteria judged on - qualifications, work and job related experiences and the standard of the application form.

Application Procedure

See Marshal Papworth website for application details.
https://www.marshalpapworth.com/how-to-apply/

See Aberystwyth University for course and application details.
https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/study-with-us/pg-studies/apply/


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We are delighted to offer eligible international (non UK/EU domiciled) applicants to undergraduate and postgraduate degree schemes an Inclusive Accommodation Offer. If you are accepted to study at Aberystwyth University, the normal tuition fees for the course will include your accommodation costs.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£2000 discount off university managed accommodation

Eligibility

All eligible full-fee paying international students beginning their studies on an undergraduate programme, or a postgraduate programme (including those on pre-University English language programmes leading to enrolment at the University) in the 2020/2021 academic year will automatically receive the inclusive accommodation offer.

Application Procedure

All you need to do is apply to study at Aberystwyth University by 1 August 2020 and be accepted onto the course. Full details of how the accommodation will be allocated will be published on our website soon.


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Recipients of Sports Scholarships are expected to contribute to a Students' Union Sports Club and would normally be expected to represent the University in the sport for which the Scholarship was awarded.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£500 p.a.

Eligibility

Sports Scholarships are intended for UK/EU applicants to the University who can demonstrate recent achievement of a high standard in sport, and a commitment to developing their sporting performance whilst at university. You can hold a Sports Scholarship for any full-time course at Aberystwyth.

Application Procedure

A Sports Scholarship application form must be submitted by 31st July in the year of entry to the University.


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Music Scholarships are awarded on the basis of competitive audition to new entrants in any discipline and held for the duration of the course.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£650 p.a.

Eligibility

Music Scholarships are intended for experienced players for orchestra/band instruments or singers (jointly with an instrument) who can actively contribute to the University’s orchestras, bands, choirs and other ensembles.

Application Procedure

The closing date for applications is 15th June in the year of entry to University.


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Aberystwyth University offers a Scholarship towards Taught Masters, LLM by research and MPhil tuition fees for Aberystwyth University graduates. The Aber-Grad Scholarship applies to both UK/EU and International students. If you hold a First Class Bachelors (Hons.) degree, then the scholarship will be 20% of your tuition fees. Holders of Second Class degrees are eligible for a scholarship worth 10% of your Taught Masters tuition fee.

Value of Scholarship(s)

10% - 20% discount of Taught Masters tuition fee

Eligibility

Students must be graduates of Aberystwyth University having gained at least a 2:2 or above.

Application Procedure

Applications for relevant courses must be received by the publicised deadline. You do not need to apply separately for this loyalty discount as it is automatically applied to course fees on enrolment where eligible.


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Selection will be on the basis of academic excellence and the applicant’s suitability for their proposed course. A minimum (UK) 1st Class Honours (or equivalent) is required for an award. Scholarships are available for entirely self-financed students (i.e. they cannot be held by students with full-awards, e.g. Chevening Scholarships, Commonwealth Shared Scholarship or any governmental award or any partial awards, including AU departmental awards, Aber-grad Scholarships nor HEI partnership discounts.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£5,000

Eligibility

Up to 13 scholarships, each worth £5,000 towards tuition fees will be available for International (non-EU) students commencing full-time Taught Masters courses in September 2018. The scholarships will be awarded for academic excellence (minimum of a UK 1st class honours degree or the equivalent award).

Application Procedure

In order to be considered for one of these awards, an application for a place on a taught Masters degree at Aberystwyth University must be received by 27th July 2018. Separate application forms are not required. Therefore it is essential that the application for a place be received by the AU Postgraduate Admissions Office (AQRO) by the closing date.


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Applications should be made directly to the charitable trust, via their website.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Up to £7,000

Eligibility

For students from Wales undertaking postgraduate study.

Application Procedure

The closing date for applications is the end of June preceding the start date of the course.


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Awarding body: Worshipful Company of Saddlers Mason’s Institute .

Value of Scholarship(s)

£1,250

Eligibility

The Mason's Bursary is normally open to all IBERS MSc courses. Applicants must have or expect to gain at least a 2:2 Honours degree (or equivalent) equating to a mark of 56.5% or above.

Application Procedure

Separate application forms will not be required. Standard course applications must be received by the Postgraduate Admissions Office before the deadline along with a letter stating your interest in being considered for the bursary.


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Applicants for Chevening Scholarships must:

• be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country, and intend to return there at the end of the period of study;
• hold a degree that is equivalent to at least an upper second-class honours degree in the UK;
• achieve the minimum Chevening English language requirement;
• have completed at least two years’ work or equivalent experience before applying for a Chevening Scholarship;
• be able to obtain the correct visa, and receive an unconditional offer from a UK university.

Value of Scholarship(s)

TBC

Eligibility

Chevening Scholarships are awarded to International students with excellent academic backgrounds who wish to pursue full-time postgraduate study in the UK. The scholarships are primarily for those who wish to undertake a Taught Masters degree.

Application Procedure

Chevening Scholarships are awarded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office - please see their website for further details.


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