University of Edinburgh

35 th
World Reputation Rankings 2018
=27 th
World University Rankings 2018
Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh, EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

Agricultural Science (Animal Science)

This programme will give an understanding of: opportunities and challenges facing animal health and welfare globally, and how to assess and manage them; relationships between health, welfare and management; economics of animal health and welfare; animal production systems in terms of efficiency and wider sustainability; key system components in animal production systems including genetics, reproduction, nutrition, management and environment; land-based and aquatic livestock systems; the potential for technology to alter the capacity of animal production systems to adjust to future scenarios; impact of climate change and resources constraints on future livestock production; epidemiology and control of diseases of national and international importance; processing, quality and safety of livestock products; global trends in livestock product consumption and production; regulations and trade in animal products amongst many others.Year 1 Introductory Topics in Agricultural and Food Economics; Science for Agri-Food Systems: Cells to Organisms; Science for Agri-Food Systems: Interactions within Systems; Professional Skills for Global Agri-Food Scientists 1.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,Edinburgh
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £1,820
  • International Year 1 £23,200
  • Scotland Year 1 £1,820