MSc in Animal Care

Top 4 Masters of Science in Animal Care 2019

A Master of Science is a degree that is awarded to students who have completed rigorous coursework and training at a college or university. Earning an MSc may help students improve their job prospects and provide a level of experience that appeals to potential employers. 

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MSc Wild Animal Health

Royal Veterinary College
Campus Full time August 2019 United Kingdom London

This world-class specialist Masters Course (with exit points at Certificate and Diploma) has produced over 190 graduates since its inception in 1994 [+]

MSc Wild Animal Health

This world-class specialist Masters Course (with exit points at Certificate and Diploma) has produced over 190 graduates since its inception in 1994. It provides qualified veterinarians with a depth of knowledge of the management of wild animals and epidemiology, treatment and control of the disease.

Over the last 30 years, interventions, for reasons of health, welfare and the conservation, of free-living wild animals have been undertaken with increasing frequency. Specialist veterinary expertise is required in order to assess and control diseases in wildlife.

Emerging infectious diseases are also recognized as a serious hazard both for wild animals and for the domestic animal and human populations that interact with these species. In addition, a large number of wild animal species are kept in captivity; in zoos and in laboratories, which has led to an increased demand for specialist skills and knowledge.... [-]


Applied Animal Behaviour & Animal Welfare (MSc)

The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Edinburgh + 1 more

This programme has popular international appeal and is endorsed by many international organizations for its up-to-date understanding and application of the latest animal welfare methods and practices. We provide students with an understanding of animal welfare that can be applied in animal research, management, care, production, inspection, assessment and preparation of legislation. [+]

Programme Description

This programme has popular international appeal and is endorsed by many international organizations for its up-to-date understanding and application of the latest animal welfare methods and practices.

We provide students with an understanding of animal welfare that can be applied in animal research, management, care, production, inspection, assessment and preparation of legislation.

In addition to the core teaching team, we have many guest lecturers travel to Edinburgh each year to teach on the programme, allowing you to benefit from the experience and knowledge of professionals working throughout the animal behaviour and welfare community.

Why study Applied Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare? Programme Structure ... [-]

Animal Biosciences (MSc)

The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Edinburgh

Our programme gives graduates the scientific knowledge and practical skills to carry out research in the emerging area of animal science and ‘One Health’, by providing 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. [+]

Programme description

Our programme gives graduates the scientific knowledge and practical skills to carry out research in the emerging area of animal science and ‘One Health’, by providing 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.

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.... [-]


International Animal Health (MSc, Pg Dip, Pg Cert, Pg Prof Dev - Online Learning)

The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Online Part time 1 - 6 years September 2019 United Kingdom Edinburgh

Building on a solid foundation of biological, immunological, pathological and epidemiological principles, this online MSc will equip you with the skills needed to identify, control and manage animal diseases and the expertise to tackle the international animal health challenges of the 21st Century. [+]

Programme description

Livestock is vital to the lives of millions of people, but endemic and epidemic diseases that affect livestock limit productivity and exacerbate poverty.

The diseases that can be transmitted between animals and people also threaten the health of livestock keepers, their families and their communities. In many developing regions farmers and animal health workers are often ill-equipped to deal with this risk.

This programme draws together expertise from across the University to deliver first-class teaching and research to tackle these issues.

Building on a solid foundation of biological, immunological, pathological and epidemiological principles, this online MSc will equip you with the skills needed to identify, control and manage animal diseases and the expertise to tackle the international animal health challenges of the 21st Century.... [-]