The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies
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Applied Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare

Our programme has an international reputation and respected teaching staff, offering a degree that will further your career in the animal behaviour and welfare community.  This programme is delivered in collaboration with SRUC (Scotland’s Rural College), the Jeanne Marchig International Centre for Animal Welfare Education (JMICAWE) and Edinburgh Zoo giving students the benefit of a world-leading teaching team.

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Our campus

We are located in Easter Bush, a state-of-the-art facility with good transport links. We recommend that you find accommodation in south Edinburgh.

Programme Team

Details of the core teaching staff and the courses they teach.


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