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International Animal Welfare, Ethics and Law (Online Learning) (MSc/PgDip/PgCert/PgProfDev)


University of Edinburgh Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

Part time September MSc, PgDip, PgCert, Other MSc: 6 years; PgDip: 4 years; PgCert: 2 years; Professional Development: 2 years

About the course

Programme Description

The overall objective of this online distance learning programme is to provide knowledge and an understanding of animal welfare science, with a focus on the international issues arising from animal use in all its forms.

The programme is delivered by researchers and teachers from both the Jeanne Marchig International Centre for Animal Welfare Education (within the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies) and the Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) with a series of guest lecturers from around the world.

The programme offers courses in a variety of areas, including:

  • history, culture and concepts of animal welfare
  • animal behaviour
  • animal welfare assessment
  • animal ethics
  • recommendations and policy
  • legislation, regulation and enforcement
  • science communication
  • applied animal welfare -

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Entry Requirements

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