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About this course

This course covers the scientific theory and practice relating to animal health and welfare. It combines advanced research and academic skills with applied science skills.

There is an emphasis on examining the biology of health and welfare science, while adopting a multidisciplinary approach to the wider subject area. You'll discover how to apply your knowledge to real world situations, such as enhancing agricultural production utilising animals for educational and therapeutic purposes, or effectively maximising welfare within a rescue environment.

You'll study the current issues and insights at the forefront of animal health and welfare, and the philosophical, welfare and ethical issues related to these. You'll explore general patterns in human and animal cognition,

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Entry Requirements

2.1 honours degree or equivalent in a relevant biological science honours degree. Applicants with an equivalent level of relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis. International students require IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill).

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Lauren Emerson

“I chose to progress on to the MRes Animal, Health and Welfare course after graduating from BSc (Hons) Equine Sports Science at NTU. The course covers many different modules, and the facilities here are really impressive and up-to-date.

“The course tutors are approachable, friendly and keep the course upbeat. They know exactly what they are talking about and apply real life situations to the course.

“The University also has a really great employability team. They are so helpful, and can assist with anything from presentation guidance to applying for a job. I regularly use them and it really helps to know we have such a fantastic team right on our doorstep.”

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