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Distance learning MSc Programs in Animal Care and Welfare in England United Kingdom 2020

Animal care and welfare is a study that emphasizes the health and well-being of animals that interact with humans. It is built on principles that stress that animals should not have to suffer from anything such as disease, injury, pain, hunger, thirst or fear.

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2 Results in Animal Care and Welfare, England, 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
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Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Online
University of London

Improve the health and production of livestock by providing a greater understanding of the interaction of livestock with people and the environment. This programme offers ... [+]

This programme offers a thorough overview of the factors that influence livestock production - including breeding, nutrition, welfare and disease processes and management.

Gain a thorough overview of the factors that influence livestock production, including breeding, nutrition, welfare and disease processes and management.

How you study

The programme is offered by distance learning and is fully supported by a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). You study independently, at a time and pace that suits you (subject to course-specific deadlines), using the study materials provided.

When you register, we will provide access to both the Royal Veterinary College’s Virtual Learning Environment (RVC Learn) and your personal RVC email account:... [-]

United Kingdom London
February 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 5 years
Online