Planit


Clinical Animal Behaviour

University of Edinburgh

Venues

Off Campus

Content

This programme provides fully flexible postgraduate study designed to specifically address the demand for online clinical animal behaviour teaching within a supported learning environment. The programme will utilise an evidence based approach to explore the potential motivations, management and treatment options for abnormal and/or problem behaviours commonly expressed by companion animal species living within a domestic environment.

The subject involves a multidisciplinary approach, drawing on knowledge and techniques from the fields of psychology, ethology, neurobiology, pharmacology and veterinary science. This programme will contain teaching and learning that is aimed at your academic preparation for a professional career working with companion animals in a variety of settings, including clinical animal behaviour counselling.

You can exit at the end of 12 months with PgCert Clinical Animal Behaviour.

You can exit at the end of 24 months with PgDip Clinical Animal Behaviour.

Entry Requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, with a biological background, for example a degree in veterinary medicine/science, biological sciences, zoology, psychology or animal science.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

36 months

Faculty

College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

Department

Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.ed.ac.uk

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