Graduate Certificate in Animal Science

Study Discipline: Environmental Science
Study Programme Details
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions:Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type



6 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Elevate your expertise in animal science with the Graduate Certificate in Animal Science. Tailored for recent graduates and professionals seeking to expand their skills, this program offers a diverse selection of specialized courses to cater to your career aspirations.

During your half-year of full-time studies, immerse yourself in over 40 courses designed to provide comprehensive knowledge and valuable skills relevant to your chosen areas of study. Whether you’re passionate about animal welfare, biosecurity, or environmental sustainability, this program equips you with the tools to address global challenges and make a meaningful impact in various sectors.


Embark on a transformative learning journey at Australia’s top-ranked university for agriculture with the Graduate Certificate in Animal Science. Benefit from world-class academic staff and state-of-the-art facilities on Gatton campus, including specialized equine and wildlife facilities, dairy, piggery, and more.

Experience hands-on learning opportunities as you explore the latest advancements in animal science and gain practical insights through visits to commercial enterprises. With a focus on leadership, research, and problem-solving skills, this program prepares you for diverse career pathways in government, commercial, community, or research-based roles.

Admission Requirements

  • a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in any discipline, or
  • 2 years of work experience in the field of animal science.
  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ
  • TOEFL iBT (including Paper Edition) – Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19.
  • PTE Academic – Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands.
  • BE – A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills.
  • CES – Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands.
  • OET is not accepted.
  • Animals in Society
  • Equine Health and Welfare
  • Animal Nutrition and Nutrigenomics
  • Wildlife Husbandry and Utilisation

Annual fee:

  • International AUD $24,080
  • Domestic $2,385

Future Career Outcomes

Forge a successful career path with the Graduate Certificate in Animal Science. Alumni have excelled in various roles, contributing to advancements in animal welfare, biosecurity, and environmental sustainability. Develop essential skills valued in today’s job market and seize opportunities across diverse sectors.

Visa Requirements:

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