PhD in Animal Science

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PhD in Animal Science

The School of Natural and Environmental Sciences has an internationally recognised centre of excellence in animal sciences. It draws on fundamental research and applies it to areas of societal, industrial and policy importance.

Our research primarily involves:

  • farm livestock, domesticated animal and wildlife applied research
  • integrated livestock system development and evaluation
  • animal behaviour, health and welfare
  • survival, health and efficiency of nutrient utilisation

Opportunities are available for postgraduate research in the following areas of animal science:

  • Animal health and welfare
  • Environmental impact of livestock systems
  • Safety and quality of livestock products, including milk, meat and eggs

For more details please see here

Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant subject.


This programme is self-funded

Newcastle University Campus

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