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Writtle School of Agriculture, Animal and Environmental Sciences

Learn to positively influence animal welfare, or the sustainable use of natural resources, on degree courses created in close consultation with industry.

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About us

Through teaching and research, we seek solutions to the challenges that affect our land, animals, and the environment.

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Our courses

We offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in agriculture, horticulture, equine, veterinary physiotherapy, animal management and more.

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All our courses are taught at ARU in Writtle, a beautiful 150-hectare rural campus.

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Our students use a range of specialist facilities including animal centres, and a working farm.

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