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Our master's by research

Further your knowledge of animal nutrition, health, behaviour and sustainable livestock production with our flexible MSc by Research in Animal Science. You'll also develop your skills as an independent researcher.
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Why study with us

Develop your expertise and gain specialist skills for your future career. You'll benefit from extensive research facilities in the School of Agriculture, Policy and Development.

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How you'll study

Our master's course offers flexible study options, with online taught modules enabling you to remain at your workplace during your studies. The research element of your degree can be conducted either at your workplace or at Reading.
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Life in the Department

Join a diverse, supportive community in the Graduate Institute of International Development, Agriculture and Economics.
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Our facilities

As an Animal Science student you will benefit from the Department's specialist facilities, including the Centre for Dairy Research and modern laboratories, all part of the School of Agriculture, Policy and Development.

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Master's scholarships

The Graduate Institute of International Development, Agriculture and Economics (GIIDAE) offers a diverse range of scholarships to help fund your postgraduate degree.
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Our research

Our research is driven by key global challenges and aligns closely with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. We are ranked 11th in the world for Agriculture and Forestry research (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2022).