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Wild Animal Biology

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Why an RVC/ZSL Masters in Wild Animal Biology?

Wild animal health has become increasingly popular amongst non-veterinarians with a first degree in zoology and biology. Recognising this, the RVC, together with the Zoological Society of London, London have developed a unique course, aimed at non-veterinary biological science graduates and leading to the MSc in Wild Animal Biology.

Applications for 2014 entry are now open at UKPASS
See How to Apply for details

This unique course provides practical exposure to wild animal species and an understanding of their health and welfare as well as providing training in research methodologies relevant to the study of wildlife.

Participants benefit from working and studying alongside veterinary graduates taking the MSc in Wild Animal Health as well as learning from internationally renowned experts in their field.

Course Directors

Tony Sainsbury (Senior Lecturer in Wild Animal Health, IoZ/RVC)
Michael Waters (Lecturer in Clinical Pathology, RVC)

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DFID Shared Scholarship Scheme

The Shared Scholarship is a joint initiative between the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (with funding from DFID), the Royal Veterinary College, as part of the British aid programme to developing countries.

In 2013/14, three awards are available to applicants for the MSc Wild Animal Health/Biology, MSc Control of Infectious Diseases in Animals and MSc Veterinary Epidemiology. Funding covers full costs of an award holder's study in the UK (fees) including airfares.

Deadline for consideration of this scholarship is the 10th April 2014.

For more details and eligibility, see Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme.

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