THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH

DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2022/2023

DRAFT EDITION: to be published 26/Apr/2022
Timetable information in the Course Catalogue may be subject to change.

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Year 1 Academic year: 2022/23, Starting in: September

Notes:
This programme is intermittent, which means students have up to 2 years to complete the required Certificate level courses, up to 4 years to complete the required Diploma level courses and up to 6 years to complete the entire MSc.

MSc students must complete the taught element of the programme AND the Clinical Animal Behaviour Pre-Dissertation course prior to commencement of the Dissertation element of the programme.

Research Methods & Data Analysis (A) or (B) is compulsory for all students who commenced the programme from 2019-20 onwards and who intend to complete the MSc. All other students who intend to complete the MSc are strongly encouraged to take RMDA in their Diploma years.

Students intending to go on to the Diploma or MSc are strongly recommended to take Anthrozoology in their Certificate years.

NOTE: There are compulsory courses for each level of study within this programme.

Please check course availability/delivery periods via the links below.

There are no compulsory courses in this year of this programme.

Course options

Clinical Animal Behaviour (Certificate) Compulsory Courses

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Certificate students must complete both of the following 20 credit courses by the end of Year 2.
AND

Clinical Animal Behaviour (Certificate) Elective Courses

Select between 0 and 20 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Certificate students must complete 20 credits of courses from this list by the end of Year 2.
Students intending to go on to the Diploma or MSc are strongly recommended to take Anthrozoology in their Certificate year.

Year 2 Academic year: 2022/23, Starting in: September

Notes:
This programme is intermittent, which means students have up to 2 years to complete the required Certificate level courses, up to 4 years to complete the required Diploma level courses and up to 6 years to complete the entire MSc.

MSc students must complete the taught element of the programme AND the Clinical Animal Behaviour Pre-Dissertation course prior to commencement of the Dissertation element of the programme.

Research Methods & Data Analysis (A) or (B) is compulsory for all students who commenced the programme from 2019-20 onwards and who intend to complete the MSc. All other students who intend to complete the MSc are strongly encouraged to take RMDA in their Diploma years.

Students intending to go on to the Diploma or MSc are strongly recommended to take Anthrozoology in their Certificate years.

NOTE: There are compulsory courses for each level of study within this programme.

Please check course availability/delivery periods via the links below.

There are no compulsory courses in this year of this programme.

Course options

Clinical Animal Behaviour (Certificate) Compulsory Courses

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Certificate students must complete both of the following 20 credit courses by the end of Year 2.
AND

Clinical Animal Behaviour (Certificate) Elective Courses

Select between 0 and 20 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Certificate students must complete 20 credits of courses from this list by the end of Year 2.

Students intending to go on to the Diploma or MSc are strongly recommended to take Anthrozoology in their Certificate year.

Year 3 Academic year: 2022/23, Starting in: September

Notes:
This programme is intermittent, which means students have up to 2 years to complete the required Certificate level courses, up to 4 years to complete the required Diploma level courses and up to 6 years to complete the entire MSc.

MSc students must complete the taught element of the programme AND the Clinical Animal Behaviour Pre-Dissertation course prior to commencement of the Dissertation element of the programme.

Research Methods & Data Analysis (A) or (B) is compulsory for all students who commenced the programme from 2019-20 onwards and who intend to complete the MSc. All other students who intend to complete the MSc are strongly encouraged to take RMDA in their Diploma years.

Students intending to go on to the Diploma or MSc are strongly recommended to take Anthrozoology in their Certificate years.

NOTE: There are compulsory courses for each level of study within this programme.

Please check course availability/delivery periods via the links below.

There are no compulsory courses in this year of this programme.

Course options

Clinical Animal Behaviour (Diploma) Compulsory Course

Select between 0 and 20 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Diploma students must complete this 20 credit course by the end of Year 4.
AND

Clinical Animal Behaviour (Diploma) Elective Courses

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Diploma students must complete 40 credits from the list below by the end of Year 4.

**Note that VESC11109 Professional & Clinical Skills for Veterinary Practice is only available to MRCVS students on the Clinical Animal Behaviour programme who wish to gain Advanced Practitioner/RCVS CertAVP credit.**

**Note that VESC11254 Ethics for Veterinary Clinicians and Researchers is open to all students**

MSc students who commenced the programme BEFORE 2019-20 must complete 40 credits of courses from the list below. They are strongly encouraged to take Research Methods and Data Analysis (A) or (B) in their diploma years.

MSc students who commenced the programme from 2019-20 onwards must complete Research Methods and Data Analysis (A) or (B) course, and a further 30 credits of courses from the list below in their diploma years.

Year 4 Academic year: 2022/23, Starting in: September

Notes:
This programme is intermittent, which means students have up to 2 years to complete the required Certificate level courses, up to 4 years to complete the required Diploma level courses and up to 6 years to complete the entire MSc.

MSc students must complete the taught element of the programme AND the Clinical Animal Behaviour Pre-Dissertation course prior to commencement of the Dissertation element of the programme.

Research Methods & Data Analysis (A) or (B) is compulsory for all students who commenced the programme from 2019-20 onwards and who intend to complete the MSc. All other students who intend to complete the MSc are strongly encouraged to take RMDA in their Diploma years.

Students intending to go on to the Diploma or MSc are strongly recommended to take Anthrozoology in their Certificate years.

NOTE: There are compulsory courses for each level of study within this programme.

Please check course availability/delivery periods via the links below.

There are no compulsory courses in this year of this programme.

Course options

Clinical Animal Behaviour (Diploma) Compulsory Course

Select between 0 and 20 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Diploma students must complete this 20 credit course by the end of Year 4.
AND

Clinical Animal Behaviour (Diploma) Elective Courses

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Diploma students must take complete 40 credits of courses from the list below by the end of Year 4.

**Note that VESC11109 Professional & Clinical Skills for Veterinary Practice is only available to MRCVS students on the Clinical Animal Behaviour programme who wish to gain Advanced Practitioner/RCVS CertAVP credit.**

**Note that VESC11254 Ethics for Veterinary Clinicians and Researchers is open to all students**

MSc students who commenced the programme BEFORE 2019-20 must complete 40 credits of courses from the list below. They are strongly encouraged to take Research Methods and Data Analysis (A) or (B) in their diploma years.

MSc students who commenced the programme from 2019-20 onwards must complete Research Methods and Data Analysis (A) or (B) course, and a further 30 credits of courses from the list below in their diploma years.

Year 5 Academic year: 2022/23, Starting in: September

Notes:
This programme is intermittent, which means students have up to 2 years to complete the required Certificate level courses, up to 4 years to complete the required Diploma level courses and up to 6 years to complete the entire MSc.

MSc students must complete the taught element of the programme AND the Clinical Animal Behaviour Pre-Dissertation course prior to commencement of the Dissertation element of the programme.

Research Methods & Data Analysis (A) or (B) is compulsory for all students who commenced the programme from 2019-20 onwards and who intend to complete the MSc. All other students who intend to complete the MSc are strongly encouraged to take RMDA in their Diploma years.

Students intending to go on to the Diploma or MSc are strongly recommended to take Anthrozoology in their Certificate years.

NOTE: There are compulsory courses for each level of study within this programme.

Please check course availability/delivery periods via the links below.

There are no compulsory courses in this year of this programme.

Course options

Clinical Animal Behaviour Dissertation

Select between 0 and 60 credits of the following courses
Notes:
MSc students must complete the Dissertation in a single academic year and by the end of Year 6.

Year 6 Academic year: 2022/23, Starting in: September

Notes:
This programme is intermittent, which means students have up to 2 years to complete the required Certificate level courses, up to 4 years to complete the required Diploma level courses and up to 6 years to complete the entire MSc.

MSc students must complete the taught element of the programme AND the Clinical Animal Behaviour Pre-Dissertation course prior to commencement of the Dissertation element of the programme.

Research Methods & Data Analysis (A) or (B) is compulsory for all students who commenced the programme from 2019-20 onwards and who intend to complete the MSc. All other students who intend to complete the MSc are strongly encouraged to take RMDA in their Diploma years.

Students intending to go on to the Diploma or MSc are strongly recommended to take Anthrozoology in their Certificate years.

NOTE: There are compulsory courses for each level of study within this programme.

Please check course availability/delivery periods via the links below.

There are no compulsory courses in this year of this programme.

Course options

Clinical Animal Behaviour Dissertation

Select between 0 and 60 credits of the following courses
Notes:
MSc students must complete the Dissertation in a single academic year and by the end of Year 6.

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