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6 Masters Programs in Zoology

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… Read more

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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University of Vienna
Vienna, Austria

The master’s programme zoology aims at students interested in modern research regarding animal life forms. It conveys an organism-oriented approach as well as the practical ap ... +

The master’s programme zoology aims at students interested in modern research regarding animal life forms. It conveys an organism-oriented approach as well as the practical application of innovative research methods for analysing the behaviour, body structure, function, development and evolution of animal life forms. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English, German
12 Jul 2021
05 Sep 2021
Campus
 
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Madrid, Spain

The University Master's Degree in Zoology tries to contribute to the training of students in the scientific and applied study of fauna. It has a strong practical component, ai ... +

The University Master's Degree in Zoology tries to contribute to the training of students in the scientific and applied study of fauna. It has a strong practical component, aimed at understanding the evolution and taxonomic diversity of the different animal groups, which is completed with other potentially useful aspects for the professional insertion of students (in basic research, the environment, health, agrifood, etc. ). -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 semesters
Spanish
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester, United Kingdom

Zoos play a crucial role in animal conservation. Whether they’re carrying out important research into animal behaviour, taking part in breeding programmes, educating the publi ... +

Zoos play a crucial role in animal conservation. Whether they’re carrying out important research into animal behaviour, taking part in breeding programmes, educating the public or advising policymakers, they are crucial players in international conservation. Study our masters in Zoo Conservation Biology and you can play your part too, as you develop expertise in the science which underpins the management and maintenance of captive populations and explore the links with species conservation on a worldwide scale. It’s a degree that takes a strong numerical and research-orientated approach backed up with essential practical skills. As such, you’ll leave us with a valuable range of professional tools to help you succeed in this rewarding area. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 

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University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

The primary purpose of the MSc in Zoology minor-dissertation with coursework is to provide students with specialised advanced education and training while meeting the requirem ... +

The primary purpose of the MSc in Zoology minor-dissertation with coursework is to provide students with specialised advanced education and training while meeting the requirements of a specific research component so that students can master the required experimental and technological skills and necessary fieldwork competencies such as innovation, decision-making, strategic thinking and organizational skills. A minor-dissertation with coursework MSc in Zoology consists of a minimum of 120 credits of research at level 8 in the form of a research project, written up as a minor-dissertation. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro
Vila Real, Portugal

The aim of the Master's Degree in Zootechnical Engineering is to enable students who, supported by a solid background in mathematics, chemistry, physics and animal biologi ... +

The aim of the Master's Degree in Zootechnical Engineering is to enable students who, supported by a solid background in mathematics, chemistry, physics and animal biological systems, to develop advanced skills in design, design, technical direction, management, assessment, , teaching and scientific research in the various strands / disciplines of intensive and non-intensive animal production and their integrated approach to the basic processes of transformation and quality control of animal products and breeding animals for leisure and company purposes. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
Portuguese (Portugal)
Oct 2021
Campus
 
Federal University Of Juiz Fora / Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora
São Pedro, Brazil

The Postgraduate Program in Biological Sciences (Zoology): Animal Behavior and Biology and the Postgraduate Program in Ecology have joined together and are now the GRADUATION ... +

The Postgraduate Program in Biological Sciences (Zoology): Animal Behavior and Biology and the Postgraduate Program in Ecology have joined together and are now the GRADUATION POST PROGRAM IN BIODIVERSITY AND NATURE CONSERVATION at the Federal University of Juiz de Fora! Click here to be directed to the new site. PGECOL presents itself in the context of CAPES 'Ecology and Environment area, now the Biodiversity macro area, as a master's course started in 2005 and already consolidated (its hundredth dissertation was defended in 2014) and a doctoral course started in 2011 in the evident consolidation process. PGECOL is aware of its mission to train professionals capable of working in the solution of problems, conceptual and applied, concerning Environmental Sciences. -
Master
Portuguese (Brazil)
Mar 2022
Campus
 

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