Master of Animal Science

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

Programme Type

Master's degree


18 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Unlock your potential in animal science with the Master of Animal Science. Designed to accommodate recent graduates, professionals seeking skill enhancement, or those redirecting their careers, this program offers a comprehensive curriculum and flexibility to tailor your studies.

Choose from a diverse range of over 30 courses, including specialized fields in Production Animal Science or Wildlife Biology, aligning with your interests and career aspirations. Additionally, engage in significant research projects, paving the way for higher degree research programs.


Embark on an enriching academic journey at the forefront of animal science education in Australia. Ranked number one in agriculture, our university offers a dynamic learning environment facilitated by world-class academic staff.

Benefit from hands-on learning experiences and access to extensive research and teaching facilities, including production animal and wildlife facilities, dairy, piggery, and more. Immerse yourself in practical applications, preparing you for a rewarding career in various sectors.

Admission Requirements

  • a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in any discipline, or
  • a graduate certificate in animal science, or
  • to have successfully completed at least 3 years of study towards an approved qualification at an overseas partner institution, with a formal pathway to the Master of Animal Science.
  • You must have a grade point average (GPA) of 4.5 on a 7-point scale in your previous qualification.
  • 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.
  • Relevant disciplines include 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 and zoology.
  • Production Animal Science
  • Wildlife Biology

Annual fee:

  • International AUD $48,160
  • Domestic $4,770

Future Career Outcomes

Equip yourself with the leadership, research, and problem-solving skills needed to address global challenges in animal welfare, biosecurity, and resource management. Join a network of successful alumni excelling in government, commercial, community, and research-based roles worldwide.

Visa Requirements:

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