Masters Programs in Zoology / Animal Sciences

Compare 6 Masters Programs in Zoology / Animal Sciences

Zoology / Animal Sciences

A master’s degree is an advanced degree that is pursued after graduating from an undergraduate program. It is a way to differentiate students from their peers who may have similar qualifications but only have an undergraduate education. A Master in Zoology/Animal Sciences focuses on everything pertaining to animals and prepares students for a variety of career opportunities.

What is a Master in Zoology/Animal Sciences? This degree is a good choice for those who care about the health and function of all types of animals. Typical programs include courses in profile areas such as animals for companion and sport, farm animals, animal behavior, housing and welfare, animal management and nutrition, animal health and medicine, and animal genetics and breeding. The majority of programs will work with dogs, cats, horses, beef and dairy cattle, sheep, pigs, reindeer, poultry, and goats, although certain courses may focus on other species.

Earning a Master in Zoology/Animal Sciences is beneficial in a number of ways. It gives graduates a competitive edge and improves their earning potential. It also provides them with both professional and personal skills that can be used throughout their lives, such as analyzing and solving problems and considering the needs of both animals and society.

There are many international universities that offer the opportunity to earn a Master in Zoology/Animal Sciences. Because each program varies in duration and specific courses, the costs vary as well. Once you narrow down your search, call the school directly to find out what costs are involved.

There are many careers available for those with a Master in Zoology/Animal Sciences. Graduates are prepared for a career in research in many areas. They can also work in evaluation, consultancy, product development, teaching, and journalism.

If earning a degree online is preferable, check with your school to see what is offered. Many programs offer remote learning for some or all of the courses. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Master in Biology

Universitas Airlangga
Campus Full time 18 - 24 months July 2017 Indonesia Surabaya

The Master Program of Biology (MSi Biology) prepare competitive graduates having good skills in analysing and solving the problems in biology at scales ranging from single molecules until whole ecosystems and provides intellectual challenge. The object aim to understand living systems, to help preserve biodiversity and our environment, and to develop biological science that can be applied to the sphere of food, health, bio-energy, and the environment.™ [+]

Masters in Zoology / Animal Sciences. Objective : The Master Program of Biology (MSi Biology) prepare competitive graduates having good skills in analysing and solving the problems in biology at scales ranging from single molecules until whole ecosystems and provides intellectual challenge. The object aim to understand living systems, to help preserve biodiversity and our environment, and to develop biological science that can be applied to the sphere of food, health, bio-energy, and the environment. Course Description : The course taken at Faculty of Science and Technology comprised of class-lecture activity and laboratory practice. In order to obtain a master degree, student must complete 40-42 credits within 1.5 - 2 years of master study. Currently, Master program conducts studies on four areas such as Environmental Biology, Animal Physiology, Microbiology, and Plant Tissue Culture Outcome : This course produces graduates who have great readiness in playing active role either in government or non government organization. For instance, Master Biology’s graduates are spread all across Indonesia, research centre on biology and natural resources conservation agency, and research center of sugar. Many graduates from the MSi Biology study programme enter careers in fundamental and applied research or go on to become PhD. students. Some find a position as an academic, researcher, communication officer, or policymaker. Specialization Program Environmental Biology: This specialisation focuses mainly on subjects as enviromental, predict the ecological impacts of pollutants and monitoring, implementing ecological sampling mainly for water and land, utilizing the results of the analysis of growth, population interactions,... [-]

MSc in Biology, Animal Ecology

Lund University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Lund

In this programme in Animal Ecology you will learn how to analyse and understand evolutionary processes at the level of genes, individuals and populations. [+]

Programme overview

On the Master's programme in Animal Ecology you will learn how to analyse and understand evolutionary processes at the level of genes, individuals and populations. You will achieve skills in analysing and understanding how evolutionary and ecological processes form appearance, physiology and behaviour in animals. You will also learn how to analyse costs and benefits of different traits and how these are optimised to form reproductive and survival strategies. We offer an excellent research environment, particularly in topics such as animal migration, molecular ecology, life history trade-offs, disease resistance in natural populations and host-parasite interactions. You will use modern field and laboratory methods in studies of ecological and evolutionary issues applied on animals in basic research, as well as applied conservation-related research. Special emphasis is on birds as model systems.... [-]


Master of Technology in Biology

Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Oklahoma City

The goal of the Master of Technology Degree program is to prepare graduates for successful employment and advancement in science and technology fields which contribute to the economic well-being of southeastern Oklahoma. [+]

Masters in Zoology / Animal Sciences. The goal of the Master of Technology Degree program is to prepare graduates for successful employment and advancement in science and technology fields which contribute to the economic well-being of southeastern Oklahoma. The program develops a knowledge base through three core courses and provides for an option of specialization. Candidates who would benefit from this program include: Local baccalaureate graduates from the School of Arts and Science who wish to obtain a master’s degree. Individuals employed in business/industry who wish to develop and broaden their technological and problem-solving abilities. Teachers in science, technology, and mathematics who wish to prepare for a job in industry, develop new technology job skills, or advance within the field of science education Individuals in the region who desire an advanced degree for self-satisfaction or position advancement. Admission requirements In addition to admission by the Graduate School, applicants for the Biology option must be approved by the Biological Sciences department. When the applicant is accepted by the Graduate School, the School will forward the student’s application to Biological Sciences for approval. The applicant must request a committee of three faculty members (see above) who are willing to serve as the applicant’s advisory committee. One of the committee members will be the student’s advisor. The student and advisor will work out a degree plan of courses that will complete the requirements for the option, and this plan must be approved by the committee. The applicant may be required by the committee... [-]

Master in Hydrobiology

Shanghai Ocean University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 China Shanghai

Shanghai Government Scholarships A for Foreign Students (Full Scholarship): Scholarships A aims at financing outstanding foreign students at Shanghai Ocean [+]

Master in Fishery Economics and Management

Master in Hydrobiology

Study period: three-year program

 Time to Apply: autumn term enrollment apply before 30th, June
spring term enrollment apply before 31th, December

Qualifications and Documents Requested

Holding Bachelor degree (or equivalent), healthy, non Chinese-residential foreigner)


1. Application form


2. Certified Bachelor degree or   equivalent, transcripts


3. Two recommended letters from academic experts


4. Certificate of HSK6
5.Academic examing( in writing and in oral)

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Master's Programme - Management of Fish and Wildlife Populations

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Sweden Umeå

The Master's Programme - Management of Fish and Wildlife Populations covers different aspects of the management and conservation of fish and wildlife, including scientific theory and methods, as well as relevant laws and conventions at the international level. [+]

Master's Programme - Management of Fish and Wildlife Populations

Why is wildlife important to human life? How do we handle depleted populations? Become a student and help solve the problem!

The programme covers different aspects of the management and conservation of fish and wildlife, including scientific theory and methods, as well as relevant laws and conventions at the international level. It includes obligatory courses, a Master’s thesis and elective courses. The programme targets both Swedish and international students, including students from developing countries. It is offered by the Department of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies, where approximately 55 researchers and PhD students actively conduct research in the fields of fish and wildlife management, biological conservation, and aquaculture.... [-]


Master's Programme - Animal Science

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Sweden Uppsala

The aim of the Master's Programme - Animal Science is to give you a scientific basis for the identification, analysis and solving of problems, taking into consideration the needs of the animal and society. [+]

Master's Programme - Animal Science

Farm animals primarily supply us with food and clothing, whilst our sporting and companion animals bring us other benefits. Do you care about the function and health of our animals?

Our domestic animals are of great importance for our society. Farm animals primarily supply us with food and clothing, whilst our sporting and companion animals bring us other benefits. Whatever we expect of our animals, it is important that they both function well and are in good health. We also have to consider the various needs of our society. Through advisory work, education, research and animal husbandry, animal scientists can improve the production and wellbeing of our animals. Within the international collaboration, animal science plays an increasing role when it comes to improving and developing animal husbandry practices. The program has a duration of 2 years and will prepare you for a number of careers, for instance research.... [-]