Master of Clinical Animal Behaviour

The University of Waikato

Program Description

Master of Clinical Animal Behaviour

The University of Waikato

Master of Clinical Animal Behaviour

The Master of Clinical Animal Behaviour is advanced study in the diagnosis and treatment of problem behaviours in animals.

The degree provides students with background theoretical knowledge, training in critically appraising relevant literature, and the opportunity to apply their knowledge in practical situations. It also provides the opportunity to undertake independent research in an area relevant to the field of Clinical Animal Behaviour.

Depending on the qualification completed and individuals' particular interests, graduates of this programme may find employment in a range of animal-related industries and roles, including:

  • Advanced animal training
  • Animal behaviour consulting
  • Animal behaviour research or technician work
  • Animal-related organisations, authorities, animal shelters, boarding kennels and catteries
  • Zoos

Entry Requirements

A New Zealand bachelors degree, either three or four years, with advanced study and a B (or better) average in the relevant subject areas or a qualification considered equivalent.

How to apply

  1. Get the right advice
    There can be different prerequisites or requirements for different qualifications. This is especially relevant if you wish to study for a masters or higher degree. We recommend that prior to application you get academic advice through the individual Faculty or School contacts or email recruitment@waikato.ac.nz
  2. Apply to enrol
    Once you know what is required, you can submit an application to enrol. Apply online at enrol.waikato.ac.nz
  3. Receive an offer of acceptance
    If your application to enrol is accepted, you will be emailed an offer of acceptance and an Enrolment Agreement so that you can complete your enrolment. You will be contacted if you need to provide further information to enable your acceptance.
  4. Complete your enrolment
    You can do this online or by signing your Enrolment Agreement and returning it to the University (return to the Finance Office) by the date specified on the offer of acceptance. You can still enrol if you miss the specified date but there will be a late enrolment charge.
  5. Enrolment is accepted
    Your enrolment will not be complete until your Enrolment Agreement has been accepted by you, has been returned and the intended method of payment of fees option has been accepted by the University. Once these tasks are completed, you are officially enrolled!

Note: Application processes for research degrees are generally longer than those of taught programmes. Entry into research degrees is subject to the availability of an appropriate supervisor.

This school offers programs in:
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Last updated September 30, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Mar. 2018
July 2018
Duration
Duration
18 months
Full time
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New Zealand - Hamilton
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Mar. 2018
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July 2018
New Zealand - Hamilton
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Price Domestic Fees: Approximate first-year cost $7,298 – $7,772