Animal Science at University Centre Myerscough - UCAS

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Course summary

The course is delivered at University Centre Myerscough and awarded by the University of Central Lancashire. The MSc Animal Science develops a systematic understanding and a critical awareness of current issues at the forefront of animal science. Enhancing the student’s understanding of scientific techniques applicable to practise, research and scholarship in animal science, the course encourages the original application of knowledge to address complex issues. This MSc Animal Science, awarded by the University of Central Lancashire, recognises the multidiscipline approach of the subjects. The course aims to extend the student’s existing expertise to the full range of skills and knowledge required to inform and lead industry developments. The MSc will encourage debate and critical evaluation of industry practices and scientific research within this field. The course will also enable students to reflect on current issues and develop problem solving skills which encourage originality of thought.


Masters Dissertation (triple module); Research Methodology and Design; Animal Bioscience; Comparative Animal Physiology; Current Issues and Innovation in the Animal Industry; Evidence Based Animal Husbandry; Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare Science

Assessment method

Students will face a variety of assessments, including written reports, essays, literature reviews, examinations, dissertation, research proposal and presentations.

Entry requirements

Applications are sought from individuals possessing a minimum of Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree (or equivalent) in a related discipline. Candidates not possessing an Honours Degree at the above grade but with relevant professional qualifications and experience will be welcomed. All non-standard applicants may be interviewed to assess suitability for the course. Career experience plus evidence of study skills may also be considered. Consideration will be given to non-traditional qualifications and relevant work experience. Applicants are encouraged to produce evidence of their potential to benefit from the course. Applicants who believe they may be eligible for Accreditation of Prior Experience/Learning (APE/L) for certain modules will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to have an English qualification to IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. All offers may be subject to successful interview.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to have an English qualification to IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

This course is now closed for international students as we do not have the sponsorship licence to allow part time international students to study with us unless it is a fully online course
Animal Science at University Centre Myerscough - UCAS