University of Nottingham

Animal Nutrition MSc/PGDip

Sutton Bonington Campus
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Rank: 20 (The Complete University Guide)

Location: Sutton Bonington Campus


Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/09/01

Duration: 12 months

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This practical course combines the science of animal nutrition with business and operational skills. The wide range of modules enable you to study farm, companion and zoo animals. You'll gain industry knowledge through a series of case studies, guest lectures and site visits.You'll develop your scientific knowledge and use our specialist labs to apply this in practice. Field trips to industry and Twycross Zoo help to put your learning into context through real life examples.Teaching is based at Sutton Bonington Campus which has a 450 hectare farm. The farm has over 300 robotically milked dairy cows and a sheep flock. It is commercially run producing over 2 million litres of milk a year. The Centre for Dairy Science Innovation is also on-campus. These facilities offer the latest research technologies. This means that you'll learn from academics working on internationally renowned research.


Entry requirements

2:2 level or above (or its international equivalent) in a biological, chemistry, biochemical engineering or other relevant science from a recognised university; relevant workplace experience may also be accepted. IELTS: 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element)

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any)

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About this university

International students

The International Office is the main place for international students to visit when they arrive at the university. It is staffed by a dedicated team of advisors that are there to help with the many issues that can arise from living and studying in a different country. They can help with matters such as immigration and visas, financial advice and family concerns. They are also on hand for matters such as employment and academic difficulties. They organise regular events and even trips to allow students from outside the UK to make the most of their time in the country and to see all that the UK has to offer. There is even help and advice for after studies have finished and students are looking for work. The Students Union are responsible for the organisation of some 190 student clubs and societies along with some 75 sports clubs. There is a student run newspaper as well as a professional sound and lighting company for events in the area. It holds a regular RAG organisation, the largest outside the US, which raises over £1 million each year for good causes. There is a Student Volunteer Centre and an international volunteering project as well as working in the larger community.

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