Applied Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare at The University of Edinburgh - UCAS

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Course summary

This highly respected MSc programme will enable you to develop the skills, knowledge and scientific understanding to pursue a career addressing local and global challenges to animal welfare. Our multi-disciplinary programme is delivered by an internationally renowned research-led team, specialising in applied animal behaviour. During this MSc you will:

  • demonstrate a critical understanding of the principal theories, principles and concepts in animal behaviour and animal welfare
  • plan and execute a significant project of research on applied animal behaviour or animal welfare by applying knowledge and a range of specialised techniques
  • critically review, consolidate and synthesise knowledge to address contemporary issues in animal welfare.
  • communicate about animal welfare and animal behaviour, using appropriate methods, to a range of audiences with different levels of knowledge/expertise
  • exercise substantial autonomy and initiative in your own work and make informed judgements, on your own or collectively, on challenging animal welfare issues


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Entry requirements

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Applied Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare at The University of Edinburgh - UCAS