Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law, M.Sc. in United Kingdom

The University of Winchester

Study in:United Kingdom
Expired
Deadline: 31 May 2019

About

Winchester is a world leader in terms of the values held and discussed, such as compassion and social justice, which are central to the ethos of this course.You consider animal rights and the ethics around using animals for food, sport, and scientific research. How should society reflect those rights and ethics in our law-making and public policies? The Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law program at The University of Winchester scrutinises the many forms of animal use in different settings, such as farming, transportation and slaughter, laboratories, homes, zoos and various other entertainment locales, and about free-ranging animals in natural environments. As you progress through the program, you master the skills and knowledge involved in assessing and ensuring the welfare of animals using a range of data and sound scientific processes.

Program Structure

Courses include:

  • Animals and Society
  • Animal Interest, Capacities and Ethical Considerations
  • Animal Behaviour and Psychological States
  • Animal Welfare Issues
  • Research Preparation and Development

English Language Requirements

  • The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Normally a first or second-class Honours degree incorporating a related subject in the life or health sciences or humanities, or professional experience in the area of study (for example, within animal welfare charities, the veterinary profession, or as a Council Animal Welfare Officer).
  • If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in writing or equivalent.

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