• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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Overview

This Animal Science programme from Royal Agricultural University  will give you the academic and practical experience to develop your career in a range of areas such as animal nutrition, animal management, laboratories, or roles within veterinary practices.

On this specialist degree, you will gain in-depth laboratory training and practical animal handling and husbandry skills – all underpinned by a strong theoretical core relevant to a range of animal species and animal business contexts.

Career

The programme has been designed to enable graduates to pursue a range of careers in the following areas:

  • Animal nutrition
  • Laboratory technician
  • Veterinary practices
  • Animal conservation bodies
  • Farms
  • Zoos and animal collections

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    240 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bioscience Laboratory Skills
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Fundamentals of Biology
  • Animal husbandry
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Wildlife Ecology and Survey

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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

    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

GCSE: (Minimum five GCSEs) - English and Mathematics (or Maths Numeracy for Welsh applicants) at Grade C / 4 or higher are required plus level 3 qualifications:

  • A Level: CD – min.56 UCAS Tariff points (to include at least one A Level pass) and GCSE: (Minimum five GCSEs) - English and Mathematics (or Maths Numeracy for Welsh applicants) at Grade C / 4 or higher are required
  • BTEC: MPP
  • International Baccalaureate: 24 points
  • Access to HE: 45 credits at level 3, of which 15 must be awarded at Merit or higher. (Pass at Literacy & Numeracy skills at level 2 are accepted in lieu of GCSE English & Mathematics)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10200 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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