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MRes / MSc Animal Health and Welfare

MRes / MSc Animal Health and Welfare

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Full time | Brackenhurst Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Animal Protection / Welfare Animal Health Veterinary Services

Course type


Course Summary

Course Summary Careers and employability

Your course leader and lecturers are actively involved in liaising with external agencies and industry to ensure the course is relevant and meets the needs of employers. Successful completion of the course will create employment opportunities within the animal sector, as well as within research areas such as animal, human health and sport industries. Some examples are: animal welfare organisations (RSPCA, Blue Cross, International League for the Protection of Horses, Dogs Trust, World Horse Welfare), international animal federations (e.g. Federation Equestrienne International, Federation Cynologique Internationale and Olympic Committee), sporting / performance industries and organisations (e.g. Wetherby's, The Kennel Club), animal consultancy - health, behaviour, training and welfare, charitable societies, governing bodies and relevant NGOs, nutritionists and nutrition advisors, sports psychology, competition training, rehabilitation, animal related law, animal / equine journalism, medical sales, insurance, coaching, lecturing, research industry, research assistant. There is also the possibility of further postgraduate research.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students should have a minimum of a 2.2 honours degree or equivalent in a relevant biological based science, such as Animal Biology or Zoology. Applicants with relevant industry experience will be considered on an individual basis.

University information

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is one of the biggest and most popular universities in the UK offering a number of benefits for postgraduate students. NTU’s teaching was rated Gold in the national Teaching Excellence Framework. The University offers a variety of taught postgraduate courses and a wide range of research degree options across their eight academic schools. There are many types of postgraduate study on offer including taught...more