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Field of Study

Production Animal Science

Master of Animal Science

As a Production Animal Science graduate you'll play an essential role in the management and production of domestic farm animals (cattle, sheep, pigs, poultry and goats) in a society with increasing needs for animal products, especially meat.

You'll develop research, multi-disciplinary and leadership skills which enable you to integrate and apply knowledge to manage animal production facilities and businesses.

Highlights

25 in the world for agriculture and forestry

QS World University Rankings 2020

1 in Australia for agriculture and forestry

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Animal nutritionist
  • Animal research scientist
  • Livestock adviser or consultant
  • Biosecurity officer

Graduate salary

Agriculture & environmental studies (postgraduate)

$72K–$84K

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How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Work placements
  • Research experience

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Reproduction & Breeding Technology
  • Advanced Pasture Management
  • Animal Nutrition and Nutrigenomics
  • Graduate Research Project III

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Read program rules (PDF)

In Semester 1, 2021, we'll be teaching courses on campus and online. Delivery modes vary for each course and may change in future semesters.

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