Graduate, PhD and Masters Opportunities

Just some of the latest animal science opportunities available in the UK. Click on a link below for more information. 


An Interdisciplinary Approach to Understand Sheep Farmers Decision-making for Management of Sheep Scab

University of Nottingham | DEADLINE 2 OCT


MRes Animal Science

University of Reading | Starting SEPT 2019

CAWSEL Courses in Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law

Cambridge | SEPTEMBER 2019

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Postgraduate Courses


MRes - Animal Science - University of Reading
Prepare yourself for a research career or postgraduate doctoral study in animal science. Flexible, distance learning: 18-63 months. Start date: September 2019

PgC/PgD/MSc/MRes - Aquaculture - Harper Adams University
Do you want to develop your technical fish production practice to postgraduate level?  Harper Adams University has developed the first Masters degree in Aquaculture.

PgC/PgD/MSc/MRes - Ruminant Nutrition - Harper Adams University
The course is designed to equip practitioners with the higher level skills and knowledge to apply recent developments in nutritional science, technology and legislation to support sustainable expansion and intensification of ruminant production systems and meet consumer demands for ruminant products both within the UK and globally. It is primarily aimed at UK graduates, veterinary surgeons and specialists within the animal feeds industry, but may also be of interest to overseas applicants.
MSc/PGDip Animal Nutrition – University of Nottingham
This new vocational course offers the unique opportunity to study farm, companion and zoo animal nutrition and acquire business skills and an in-depth knowledge of the international animal feed industry. This combination will equip you with the knowledge and skills for working in either research or industry.

PhD's / MSc - Nottingham Trent University
Numerous fully-funded Postgraduate Taught (MSc / MRes) courses for 2018 including:

Also MPhil / PhD research studentship opportunities available across a number of schools, including: