Planit


Applied Animal Science

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Edinburgh Campus

Content

The aim of this course is to give you a sound knowledge and understanding of animal science and its applications. You'll learn practical and laboratory skills and develop an understanding of the environmental, ethical and economic contexts in which the sector operates.

You'll discover how animal science helps to improve the productivity and sustainability of livestock production systems and control disease epidemics. And you'll learn how it can be used to raise standards of animal welfare, and to enhance wildlife biodiversity.

Content includes: Comparative Physiology; Host-pathogen Interactions; Animal Conservation; Animal Breeding and Genetics; Animals and Climate Change.

Entry Requirements

4 Highers at BBCC including Biology or Chemistry plus English and Maths at National 5.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc/BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

D300

Course Length

3 - 4 years

Department

Animal Sciences

SCQF Level

9/10

Website

www.sruc.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals