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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Our programme gives you the scientific knowledge and practical skills to carry out research in the emerging area of animal science and One Health.

The programme provides foundation knowledge about the functioning of the animal body. We explore applications of basic animal sciences to veterinary and human medicine, the livestock industry and food security.

You will acquire expert scientific knowledge and practical skills in animal sciences, veterinary and human medicine, the livestock industry and food security.

Location and community

The programme is held in the world-famous Roslin Institute, which is housed in a state-of-the-art research building on the Easter Bush campus, adjacent to the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies.

As a member of staff at the Institute, you will benefit from our world-class reputation for research in a vibrant, successful academic community.

Career opportunities

This programme develops theoretical knowledge and practical skills, giving you a number of potential career development options in academia or industry.

We envisage that at least 50 per cent of our graduates will find a PhD placement after this MSc.

Our programme has been tailored to fulfil industry demand in vivo skills and a wide range of our industrial partners have told us that graduates from this programme will be attractive employees.

Tuition fees

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£ 33,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 100 11

    2nd out of 10 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    185 84%

    6th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    25th

    47
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    80th

    8
  • Entry standards

    / Max 219
    214 100%

    1st

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98.0 98%

    3rd

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.31 86%

    3rd

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