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 MSc.

MSc students must complete the taught element of the programme AND the Research Planning & Methodology in Animal Welfare (AWAB11040) course prior to commencement of the Dissertation element of the programme.

NOTE: All students studying at the Certificate and MSc levels of this programme must complete the appropriate compulsory courses as outlined below.

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

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

Course options

International Animal Welfare, Ethics & Law (Certificate) Compulsory Courses

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

International Animal Welfare, Ethics & Law (Certificate & Diploma) 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.

Diploma students must complete 80 credits of courses from this list by the end of Year 4.

MSc students must complete 80 credits of courses from this list AND the Research Planning & Methodology in Animal Welfare (AWAB11040) course by the end of Year 4.

NOTE: VESC11260 'Making science relevant to policy and decision-making' is available to diploma-level students only

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 MSc.

MSc students must complete the taught element of the programme AND the Research Planning & Methodology in Animal Welfare (AWAB11040) course prior to commencement of the Dissertation element of the programme.

NOTE: All students studying at the Certificate and MSc levels of this programme must complete the appropriate compulsory courses as outlined below.

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

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

Course options

International Animal Welfare, Ethics & Law (Certificate) Compulsory Courses

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

International Animal Welfare, Ethics & Law (Certificate & Diploma) 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.

Diploma students must complete 80 credits of courses from this list by the end of Year 4.

MSc students must complete 80 credits of courses from this list AND the Research Planning & Methodology in Animal Welfare (AWAB11040) course by the end of Year 4.

NOTE: VESC11260 'Making science relevant to policy and decision-making' is available to diploma-level students only

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 MSc.

MSc students must complete the taught element of the programme AND the Research Planning & Methodology in Animal Welfare (AWAB11040) course prior to commencement of the Dissertation element of the programme.

NOTE: All students studying at the Certificate and MSc levels of this programme must complete the appropriate compulsory courses as outlined below.

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

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

Course options

International Animal Welfare, Ethics & Law (Certificate & Diploma) Elective Courses

Select between 0 and 60 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Certificate students must complete 20 credits of courses from this list by the end of Year 2.

Diploma students must complete 80 credits of courses from this list by the end of Year 4.

MSc students must complete 80 credits of courses from this list AND the Research Planning & Methodology in Animal Welfare (AWAB11040) course by the end of Year 4.

NOTE: VESC11260 'Making science relevant to policy and decision-making' is available to diploma-level students only

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 MSc.

MSc students must complete the taught element of the programme AND the Research Planning & Methodology in Animal Welfare (AWAB11040) course prior to commencement of the Dissertation element of the programme.

NOTE: All students studying at the Certificate and MSc levels of this programme must complete the appropriate compulsory courses as outlined below.

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

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

Course options

International Animal Welfare, Ethics & Law (Certificate & Diploma) Elective Courses

Select between 0 and 60 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Certificate students must complete 20 credits of courses from this list by the end of Year 2.

Diploma students must complete 80 credits of courses from this list by the end of Year 4.

MSc students must complete 80 credits of courses from this list AND the Research Planning & Methodology in Animal Welfare (AWAB11040) course by the end of Year 4.

NOTE: VESC11260 'Making science relevant to policy and decision-making' is available to diploma-level students only

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 MSc.

MSc students must complete the taught element of the programme AND the Research Planning & Methodology in Animal Welfare (AWAB11040) course prior to commencement of the Dissertation element of the programme.

NOTE: All students studying at the Certificate and MSc levels of this programme must complete the appropriate compulsory courses as outlined below.

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

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

Course options

International Animal Welfare Dissertation

Select between 0 and 60 credits of the following courses
Notes:
The Dissertation must be completed 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 MSc.

MSc students must complete the taught element of the programme AND the Research Planning & Methodology in Animal Welfare (AWAB11040) course prior to commencement of the Dissertation element of the programme.

NOTE: All students studying at the Certificate and MSc levels of this programme must complete the appropriate compulsory courses as outlined below.

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

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

Course options

International Animal Welfare Dissertation

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

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