Royal Veterinary College

Course Introduction

The course provides students with: Knowledge on agents of animal diseases and how animals respond to them; advanced knowledge in animal nutrition, breeding and management to optimise animal health and production; farming systems approach to animal production and an understanding of how to appraise and monitor livestock production systems through development and execution.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Distance Learning
MSc £11,895 Home Fees
1 year
Distance Learning
MSc £11,895 Overseas Fees
1 year
Distance Learning
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert £3,715 Home Fees
1 year
Distance Learning
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert £3,715 Overseas Fees
2 years
Distance Learning
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip £7,065 Home Fees
2 years
Distance Learning
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip £7,065 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Either a 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in veterinary science, animal science, agriculture, biological sciences or medicine, or a 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in a scientific discipline which has, in the opinion of the university, included suitable training; applicants whose 1st language is not English must provide documentary evidence acceptable to the university that the applicant has, no more than 3 years prior to the application, either been educated in English (minimum 18 months); or worked in English (minimum 18 months); or passed a test of English proficiency acceptable to the university of London within the past 3 years – for example IELTS (academic) with an overall score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-test.