Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies
The MSc programme can completed over three-years, or up to 6 years if done intermittently. Each academic year consists of three teaching blocks, each running over a period of 11 weeks.
Three core 20 credit courses. Students successfully completing Year 1 and exiting the programme will be awarded a PG Certificate (60 credits).
Poultry Housing and Environment; Poultry Anatomy and Health; Poultry Feed, Nutrition and Digestion
Students successfully completing Year 1 and 2 and exiting the programme will be awarded a PG Diploma (120 credits). In Year 2 40 credits are core and 20 are electives.
Poultry Behaviour and Welfare in Commercial Systems (20 credits); Poultry Embryology and Incubation (10 credits); Poultry Breeding and Genetics (10 credits).
Elective (option) courses:
Research Methods and Data Analysis (APS) (10 credits) – compulsory for progression to year 3;
Poultry Business Management (10 credits); Leadership Skills (10 credits); Other electives from suitable courses (10 or 20 credits).
Dissertation Year (September – June). Year 3 will consist of the final dissertation to attain the award of an MSc Degree in Applied Poultry Science.
You can exit after 1-2 years with PgCert Applied Poultry Science.
You can exit after 2-4 years with PgDip Applied Poultry Science.
You can exit after 2 years with PgProfDev Applied Poultry Science.
A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in agriculture, veterinary science or a biological science.
Your application may also be considered if you have relevant work experience in the poultry industry for 3 or more years.
Distance and Flexible learning
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Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies