Master of Animal Science

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

The Master of Animal Science is designed for recent graduates in any field, those with a Graduate Certificate in Animal Science, and for established professionals wanting to upgrade their skills or redirect their career into animal science. For your two years of full-time studies, you will select from over 30 courses, including those within one of three specialised fields - Equine Science, Production Animal Science or Wildlife Biology - allowing you to tailor your studies to suit your interests and career goals. The program also gives you the opportunity to complete a significant research project, which may provide a pathway to higher degree by research programs. Graduates have the leadership, research and problem-solving skills to meet the global challenges associated with feeding the world and maintaining our environment in situations of increasing community expectations of animal welfare, biosecurity concerns and competition for limited resources.


32 Units

Standard entry requirements

Bachelor's degree in agricultural science, biological science, plant science (botany, horticulture or agronomy), equine science, animal science (behaviour, production or technology), wildlife science, wildlife management, veterinary science, veterinary technology, zoology or an approved discipline. UQ or equivalent grade point average (GPA) of 5 or above on a 7-point scale.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Gatton International: $63,792 Yes
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 3 years

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