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Applied Animal Science (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Applied Animal Science (Hons) from Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) aims to give you a sound knowledge and understanding of animal science and its applications. You'll learn practical and laboratory skills and develop an understanding of the environmental, ethical and economic contexts in which the sector operates.

Graduates with Applied Animal Science (Hons) from Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) will:

  • discover how animal science helps to improve the productivity and sustainability of livestock production systems and control disease epidemics. 
  • learn how it can be used to raise standards of animal welfare, and to enhance wildlife biodiversity.
  • gain an understanding of the environmental, ethical and economic contexts in which the sector operates. 
  • learn how you could contribute to some of the issues that affect the modern world. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    30 June, 18:00 (UK time) – the final deadline for late applications with course choices

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 96 months
  • Credits
    240 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Comparative Physiology
  • Host-Pathogen Interactions
  • Animal Conservation
  • Animal Breeding and Genetics
  • Animals and Climate Change

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • 4 Highers at BBCC to include Biology or Chemistry. 
  • Applicants should be able to offer National 5 (A-C) or equivalent pass in English (for literacy) and in Maths (for numeracy). 
  • Apply through UCAS
  • Student finance (UK and EU applicants only)
  • Full education history
  • Your employment history
  • Write a personal statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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RUK - 6,950 GBP

Living costs for Edinburgh

  • 725 - 1170 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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