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Field of Study

Equine Science

Master of Animal Science

Develop an advanced understanding of the application of scientific principles to the study of equine science.

You'll gain a comprehensive understanding of equine science and will undertake independent research as part of the program.

Completing a research project will provide you with skills in the use of effective and modern methods for describing and analysing scientific data and enhance your ability to interpret and communicate scientific results and information. This will also allow you to develop the knowledge and skills to undertake further study in a higher degree by research. 

Graduates will have the skills required for employment in a diverse range of areas in the global equine industry.

Highlights

26 in the world for agriculture and forestry

QS World University Rankings 2021

1 in Australia for agriculture and forestry

QS World University Rankings 2021

Career possibilities

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

  • Equine nutritionist
  • Equine welfare officer
  • Equine adviser

Graduate salary

Agriculture & environmental studies (postgraduate)

$62K-$83K

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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:

  • Equine Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation
  • Equine Reproduction
  • Equine Digestive Physiology and Nutrition
  • Graduate Research Project III

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