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  • Qualification

    Master of Science (with Honours) - Msci (Hon)

  • Location

    University Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This integrated masters course advances your skills in animal science research. You'll study how to write research proposals and how to communicate your research to a wider audience. You'll develop your project management skills and your grasp of analytical techniques. All of these are essential if you decide you'd like a research career.Our practical animal science course focuses on the health and care of managed animals. We cover livestock, conservation and lab animals. You'll develop your scientific knowledge and use our labs to apply this in practice. Field trips to local farms and Twycross Zoo help to put your learning into context through real life examples.Teaching is based at Sutton Bonington Campus which has a 450 hectare farm. You'll gain practical animal handling experience and use our Farm Demonstration Centre. The Centre for Dairy Science Innovation is also on-campus. These facilities offer the latest research technologies. This means that you'll learn from academics working on internationally renowned research.As you progress through the course you can choose to specialise in different areas:- Bioveterinary Science - examine the science behind animal health and disease- Physiology and Biotechnology - study animal structure and function including stem cell and developmental biology- Livestock Production - investigate how to improve farm animal nutrition and productivity- Ecology and Conservation - understand the management and welfare of zoo and captive animalsThroughout your degree you can choose from a range of additional options. You can apply to do these when you get here:- Industry placement - you can add a year in industry between years two and three- Study abroad - options include Australia, Canada, or Europe- Computer Science year - use algorithms to analyse complex data and apply this to your course

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 23,760per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : BBB - ABB

biology A level is required. A pass is required in science practicals where taken.Citizenship studies, critical thinking, general studies and leisure studies not accepted.

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University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
The university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham in September every year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 103 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    136 60%

    42nd

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    30th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    90th

    27

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