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See Distance learning MSc Programs in Animal Care and Welfare 2019

The MSc, or Master of Science, is an internationally recognized academic degree that indicates proficiency and knowledge of a given topic or field. Most MSc programs take about four years to finish, after which some join the workforce while others continue on in the classroom. 

The field of animal care and welfare concentrates on ensuring the physical, mental and behavioral health of animals. It is applied to various human-animal relationships, such as those used as livestock, companions or service animals.

While distance learning courses have due dates that must be met, there is a fabulous deal of compliance as to when you can carry out assignments when studying at a distance. With the online option, You could exit the discussion group as required to return to work and then join after work if needed. Distance learning courses can be taken in whatever place you have Internet access. You can even complete classes from the Internet lounge in any hotel around the world if you need a vacation.

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4 Results in Animal Care and Welfare, Distance learning

University of Winchester

MSc Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law at Winchester critically reflect upon contemporary uses of animals and provides the academic skills and expertise needed to pro ... [+]

MSc Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law at Winchester critically reflect upon contemporary uses of animals and provides the academic skills and expertise needed to protect animals and advance their welfare.

Programme Content

This course provides a strong grounding in animal welfare science, ethics and law. Students gain the necessary skills to develop a scientifically rigorous assessment of the welfare state of animals in a diverse variety of settings and master the main ethical theories concerning our relationships with other animals. In recent years there has been a rapid evolution in the social status of animals. Cognitive and behavioural studies have revealed previously unknown characteristics in many species which has led to an increasing focus on our complex, multifaceted relationships with them. Students learn about the diversity of settings in which animals live or are used, including farming, transportation and slaughter, laboratories, homes, zoos and various other entertainment locales, and about free-ranging animals in natural environments. All students learn key transferable academic skills - such as the design and conduct of a research project and communication of the results to an academic standard - as well as the use of modern communication channels suited to more general audiences.... [-]

United Kingdom Winchester
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Online
The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

The programme offers a unique research-led opportunity to study the different aspects of applied poultry science and aims to equip current and future professionals with s ... [+]

Programme description

The programme offers a unique research-led opportunity to study the different aspects of applied poultry science and aims to equip current and future professionals with skills, knowledge, and understanding to address local and global challenges in sustainable poultry production It is designed to suit those in continuing employment or with other commitments.

Participants typically come from a wide range of backgrounds, including nutritionists, breeders, vets and other poultry sector workers, all of whom wish to develop their career and businesses.

It is offered by part-time, distance learning and is a fully flexible mix of technical, scientific, nutritional, and environmental and management-skills development modules so you can fit your studies in and around your work and other commitments. Its delivered largely by poultry specialists from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), and St David’s Poultry Team (veterinary surgeons).... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 6 years
Online
The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

This programme provides flexible postgraduate study designed to specifically address the demand for online clinical animal behavior teaching within a supported learning e ... [+]

Programme description

This programme provides a flexible postgraduate study designed to specifically address the demand for online clinical animal behaviour teaching within a supported learning environment. The programme will utilise an evidence-based approach to explore the potential motivations, management and treatment options for abnormal and/or problem behaviours commonly expressed by companion animal species living within a domestic environment.

The subject involves a multidisciplinary approach, drawing on knowledge and techniques from the fields of psychology, ethology, neurobiology, pharmacology and veterinary science. This programme will contain teaching and learning that is aimed at your academic preparation for a professional career working with companion animals in a variety of settings, including clinical animal behaviour counselling.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 6 years
Online
The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

The overall objective of this online distance learning programme is to provide knowledge and an understanding of animal welfare science, with a focus on the international ... [+]

Programme description

The overall objective of this online distance learning programme is to provide knowledge and an understanding of animal welfare science, with a focus on the international issues arising from animal use in all its forms.

The programme is delivered by researchers and teachers from both the Jeanne Marchig International Centre for Animal Welfare Education (within the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies) and Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) with a series of guest lecturers from around the world.

The programme offers courses in a variety of areas, including:

history, culture and concepts of animal welfare animal behaviour animal welfare assessment animal ethics recommendations and policy legislation, regulation and enforcement science communication applied animal welfare - production, companion and captive wild animals ... [-]
United Kingdom Edinburgh
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 6 years
Online