Livestock Health and Production MSc

Royal Veterinary College

Key Information

Course duration: 5 years

Mode of study: Distance learning

Qualification: MSc - Master of Science

Subject Ranking

Agriculture & Forestry

  • Research Quality
    Research Quality

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    3.11 / 4.00
  • Research Intensity
    Research Intensity

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    0.82 / 1.00

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Home students: £13,490 per course
EU students: £13,490 per course
Overseas students: £13,490 per course

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The Course


This MSc programme addresses contemporary issues of livestock production and has a worldwide relevance. It is developed by academic experts at The Royal Veterinary College. The course aims to provide you with: knowledge on agents of animal diseases and how animals respond to them; advanced knowledge in animal nutrition, breeding and management to optimise animal health and production; farming systems approach to animal production and an understanding of how to appraise and monitor livestock production systems through development and execution. Students can exit with Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate awards.

Our graduates find that the international recognition and prestige of their degree opens doors and creates opportunities in their careers. Graduates of the programme are employed in a variety of organisations including the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), university veterinary faculties and international organisations including the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and World Health Organization (WHO).

Start Dates

  • September 2019 The duration is between 2 to 5 years. at Camden Campus
  • February 2020 The duration is between 2 to 5 years. at Camden Campus

Royal Veterinary College

The RVC offers a rich and wide-ranging programme of postgraduate taught and research opportunities. We cover specialist subjects that improve the treatment, understanding and welfare of animals in all areas of society, across the world. Taught courses run by expert teaching staff and underpinned...

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Postal Address

Royal Veterinary College, University of London
Royal Veterinary College
Royal College Street

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