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We are part of the School of Agriculture, Policy and Development.

The School has a world-class reputation for research and is ranked joint 11th in the world for Agriculture and Forestry – and we’re the only UK institution in the global top 60. QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2022 – Agriculture & Forestry.

Our PhDs are offered at School-level. Please visit our School PhD pages for more information

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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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Meet the team

Our community of staff includes internationally renowned academics, recognised for the excellence of their teaching and research.
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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).