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International Animal Welfare, Ethics and Law (Online Learning) MSc, PgDip (ICL), PgCert (ICL), PgProfDev

University of Edinburgh

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

The overall objective of this online distance learning programme is to provide knowledge and an understanding of animal welfare science, with a focus on the international issues arising from animal use in all its forms.

The programme is delivered by researchers and teachers from both the Jeanne Marchig International Centre for Animal Welfare Education (within the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies) and the Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) with a series of guest lecturers from around the world.

The programme offers courses in a variety of areas, including: history, culture and concepts of animal welfare; animal behaviour; animal welfare assessment animal ethics; recommendations and policy; legislation, regulation and enforcement; science communication; applied animal welfare - production, companion and captive wild animals

Application deadline

27 August 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 11,470per 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

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    13th out of 51

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    192 93%

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    2
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    100.0 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    43rd

    11
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    206 92%

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    78.0 78%

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    4
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    / Max 5
    3.65 73%

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    12
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    166 80%

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    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    16th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.75 75%

    47th

    3

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