Animal Biosciences MSc
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Academic Requirements

Applications are welcomed from candidates with a strong interest in the broad techniques and knowledge of animal science.

Candidates should have a first degree in a relevant subject area such as Biological or Biomedical Sciences, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacology, Agricultural or Animal Science etc. Good quality candidates from other disciplines will be considered if they can demonstrate interest and ability to study in the field.

Candidates will normally be expected to have a 2.1 degree from a UK university. Candidates with relevant work experience may apply and will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Further information on international equivalents to UK academic requirements is available from theĀ University of Edinburgh International Office.

Evidence of proficiency in English must be provided by non-native English speakers. The UK Government requirements are available via theĀ University website. The course involves extensive written and oral scientific communication in English so that English proficiency above the minimal standards is desirable. English at CEFR level B2 is required; CEFR level C1 would be desirable.