University of Edinburgh: International Animal Health (Online Distance Learning) (MSc/Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert/Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip/Professional Development Diploma)

InstitutionUniversity of Edinburgh View institution profile
Department School of Biomedical Sciences
Telephone +44 (0)131 242 9379
Study type Taught


Livestock are vital to the lives of millions of people, but endemic and epidemic diseases that affect livestock limit productivity and exacerbate poverty.

The diseases that can be transmitted between animals and people also threaten the health of livestock keepers, their families and their communities. In many developing regions farmers and animal health workers are often ill equipped to deal with this risk.

This programme draws together expertise from across the University to deliver first-class teaching and research to tackle these issues.

Building on a solid foundation of biological, immunological, pathological and epidemiological principles, this online MSc will equip you with the skills needed to identify, control and manage animal diseases and the expertise to tackle the international animal health challenges of the 21st Century.

This programme is affiliated with the University's Global Health Academy.

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Qualification MSc
Level SCQF Level 11
Entry requirements

Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website.

You will also need to meet the University’s language requirements.


See our website for detailed programme information.

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