Faculty within the Animal Welfare Program teach many courses for undergraduates, and provide a variety of ways for undergraduate students to become involved in research.

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Graduate education is major component of the UBC Animal Welfare Program. Our students complete a M.Sc. or Ph.D. in Applied Animal Biology through UBC’s Faculty of Land and Food Systems and conduct original research under the supervision of one of our faculty members.

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Visiting International Research Students

The Animal Welfare Program hosts visiting international students who are interested in gaining research experience for short-term periods. We use a UBC program called the Visiting International Research Student Program – also referred to as VIRS – to support visiting students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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