New course: BSc Human-Animal Interaction
Explore the science behind the human-animal bond. Work with different animals. Graduate ready to make a difference in animal assisted therapy, psychology or education.
animal science laboratories
Our dissection and microbiology laboratories and Veterinary Nursing Centre offer the latest equipment used by industry, ensuring that graduates are day one ready for work when they leave and are at the forefront of the latest research. There has been investment in the last two years in providing specialist equipment for teaching and research. The facilities in our labs include a thermal imager – to survey wildlife and assess animal welfare by measuring temperature changes and other indicators, a GPS unit - for studying in the field, including on the field trip to South Africa, plus for staff research and supporting student dissertation projects, new magnifiers and binocular and trinocular microscopes, dietcheck software to manage animal nutrition and ensure an optimal diet, a veterinary haematology analyser to provide blood profiles in a range of species and a microplate reader to detect biological, chemical and physical changes in samples.