University of Nottingham: Animal Nutrition (MSc/Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip)

InstitutionUniversity of Nottingham
Department School of Biosciences View department profile
Telephone +44 (0) 115 95 14749
Study type Taught


This vocational course offers the opportunity to integrate an in-depth scientific knowledge of animal nutrition with the acquisition of business skills and a detailed operational understanding of the animal feed industries, developed through a series of case studies. This combination equips students with the knowledge and skills for working in either research or industry.

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Qualification MSc
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

Candidates will be required to have a first degree in a biological science subject with 2:2 Honours classification or above, or an equivalent qualification. Evidence of relevant personal, professional and educational experience may also be taken in to account. An applicant can be admitted on the basis of significant relevant work experience in lieu of an appropriate academic qualification but a case for exceptional entry would need to be approved by the Quality and Standards Committee. International students whose first language is not English are required to have the following English language qualifications before they can register on an academic programme. However, applicants from certain countries may have these requirements waived subject to the University of Nottingham Policy for Waiving English Language Entry Requirements; IELTS: 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element)


All modules are compulsory: fundamentals of nutrition; non-ruminant nutrition; ruminant nutrition; agri-business and case studies; molecular nutrition; companion and zoo animal nutrition; research techniques in animal nutrition; research project.

Location Sutton Bonington Campus
Sutton Bonington
LE12 5RD


EU 8820 GBP for Year 1
England 8820 GBP for Year 1
Northern Ireland 8820 GBP for Year 1
Scotland 8820 GBP for Year 1
Wales 8820 GBP for Year 1
International 22410 GBP for Year 1

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