Master of Science in Animal Husbandry Engineering

General

Program Description

Academic discipline: Agricultural Science

Degree: Master of Science (MSc)

Qualification: Animal Husbandry Engineer

Duration: 4 semesters

Credits obtained: The master’s degree requires the completion of 120 credits (ETC).

Aim of the program: The MSc in animal husbandry engineering is designed to develop your undergraduate knowledge and improve it through application and research. The field of animal science is broad and the program reflects this diversity, with emphasis on physiology, nutrition, and genetics, gene conservation, functional food and molecular biology, which are the key research areas of the institute.

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Language requirements: English language proficiency (TOEFL 547 /IELTS 6.0 /oral examination)

Entry requirements: Bachelor’s degree in biological or animal science

Lecture: 62% Practice: 58 %

Main subjects typically include (this list is indicative and subject to change): Applied Genetics, Physiology of Production Traits, Informatics and Computing, Applied Biochemistry, Microbiology, World Animal Husbandry, Aquatic Ecology and Hydrobiology, Livestock Judging, Fodder and Food Chemistry, Reproductive Biology, Biometry, Cytogenetics, Molecular Genetics in Animal Breeding, Animal Nutrition, Feed Preparation, Processing, Mixing and Trading, Ecological Management of Animals, Inland Fisheries Management, Recording and Breeding Programs, Management, Molecular Genetics in Animal Breeding, Application of Biotechnology in Animal Breeding, Feed Analysis, Food Safety, Quality and Auditing, Scientific Writing, Meat and Milk Processing, Nutrition Therapy, Organisation of Breeding, Sectoral Economics and Planning, Management of Local Genetic Resourses, Thesis

Internship, practice: Students should complete a 4-week summer field practice.

Career prospects: Postgraduates may progress to a PhD or find employment in animal science research, lecturing, consultancy or other science-based sectors of the animal science industry.

Fees: Application fee 150 USD, entrance procedure fee 350 USD

Tuition Fee: 7,500 USD/year

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Last updated July 2019

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