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About the Course

Animal welfare has been described as a complex, multi-faceted public policy issue which includes important scientific, ethical, and other dimensions. Improving our understanding of animal welfare, involves the fascinating study of animal behavior as well as the challenge of accessing the emotions of animals. This is the On-Demand version of this course, which means you can start the course at any time and work through the course materials at your own pace. The materials and quizzes will always be available to you. You can come and talk about the course on Twitter using the hashtag #EdAniWelf...

Top reviews

Jun 21, 2020

This course was very informative and interesting! I enjoyed the lectures as well as the instructors and also loved that it focused on many different kinds animal welfare issues. Definitely recommend!

Apr 27, 2020

Its a nicely designed course. It sheds light on many animal care practices and welfare. Very well instructions and quiz sessions are arranged. Many important learnings and takeaways from the course.

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By Larissa P

Feb 11, 2021

An amazing opportunity to learn the real meaning of animal welfare. The course it is outsdanding.


Jun 20, 2020

An engaging online course. I look forward to more courses on animal behavior on specific species.

By Nicole T

Jul 22, 2017

Loved it! Learned a lot about animal welfare and also sharpened my scientific thinking skill set.

By Jadwiga J

Jul 13, 2020

Thank you very much for this course! I really enjoyed your evidence-based approach on a topic !!

By Gabi Q

Jul 2, 2020

Adorei o curso! Aprendi muito e desejo fazer um mestrado e doutorado nessa área! Muito obrigada!

By Perinai K

Aug 3, 2020

This course was amazing, I learned a lot and I will continue learning in this field. Thank you.

By A M

May 8, 2020

Provided interesting perspective especially on farm animals and a world view of animal welfare.

By Zara K

Jun 4, 2018

Really helpful in understanding more of how non human animals think and feel. Very interesting.

By carla c

Jun 19, 2021

excellent course, I learn a lot of interesting things that will helps on my career development

By Erik M

Jan 22, 2020

Fantastic course. Presents different aspects for consideration when evaluating Animal Welfare.

By gaby a

Feb 14, 2021

this course was very useful and enjoyable. It is also a great introduction to animal welfare.

By Juan L d C G

Mar 12, 2016

Really interesting. Plenty of new knowledge for me.

The additional material was really useful.

By Fion F

May 19, 2020

It's a really informative and interesting course. Thank you for such a wonderful experience.

By mirko r

Jan 23, 2017

It was a very interesting course, I learned many things about animal behaviour...Thank you!!

By Prof. D N A B K

Nov 3, 2020

It was an excellent course which I enjoyed, covering a wide range aspects of Animal Welfare


Mar 27, 2020

Very interesting course, challenging our opinions about animal welfare and pretty complete.

By Alejandro C A

Jul 19, 2018

Increíble! Los materiales que brindan( videos, lecturas, ejemplos) son sumamente completos!

By Mauro M

Jul 14, 2017

I enjoyed a lot this well structured and informative course on animal behaviour and welfare

By Aimee D

Aug 6, 2020

Very informative and interesting! If I wasn't vegetarian before, I certainly would be now!

By Rekker F

Apr 29, 2020

Excellent info, great presentations, definitely 'food for thought' in every week's topics.

By Ronda

Jan 6, 2021

This was not a bad course, I would have learned how to treat animals and their behaviors.

By Valentina P M

Sep 14, 2020

Excelente curso, gracias a la Universidad de Edinburgo por la oportunidad de aprendizaje.

By Paulo

May 3, 2020

Excellent course about animal behaviour and welfare, including one week on cats and dogs.

By Deleted A

Jul 4, 2018

This course is very engaging and interesting for people who enjoy the subject of animals.

By Remy L

Jan 17, 2017

I wish that it would have focused more on cats/dogs/horses-- but it was really well done!