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MSc Animal Behaviour and Welfare

Queen's University Belfast

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Queen's University Belfast

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Designed for students aiming to work in research, education, and industry in the life sciences sector. Specifically this MSc will provide you with an advanced understanding of current and emerging issues in the both Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare and provide you with an extensive range of lectures in a variety of topics.

Career Prospects

Introduction

Current graduates have taken up further PhD study both here at Queen’s and further afield. Others have gone on to work in both the private (Sea Watch Foundation, Dogs Trust, ISPCA ) and public sector (DOE Marine Division, NISRA) here in Northern Ireland and internationally (Canada, Thailand, and Italy).

Learning and Teaching

Learning opportunities associated with this course are outlined below: At Queen’s, we aim to deliver a high quality learning environment that embeds intellectual curiosity, innovation and best practice in learning, teaching and student support to enable student to achieve their full academic potential.

On the MSc in Animal Behaviour and Welfare, we do this by providing a range of different learning experiences which enable our students to engage with subject experts, develop attributes and perspectives. This approach will equip you for life and work in a global society and you will make use of innovative technologies and a world class library, which will enhance your development.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 21,400per year

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

University information

Queen's University Belfast

  • University League Table

    34th

  • Campus address

    Queen's University Belfast, University Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT7 1NN, Northern Ireland

Queen’s is a lively, international and diverse campus with global recognition. It currently has over 3,000 international students from 80 different countries.
The university provides a high level of support on UK student visas to help students make a smooth transition from their home country to life in Belfast.
Queen's offers international students a dedicated pre-semester and engagement programme on arrival.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    1st out of 19

    26th out of 100 15

    40th out of 118 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    145 100%

    1st

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95.0 95%

    1st

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    4th

    15
  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    143 65%

    28th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    25th

    30
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    84th

    10
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    147 71%

    29th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58.0 58%

    43rd

    43
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.69 74%

    111th

    19

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