Bachelor of Animal Science
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Bachelor of Animal Science graduates are qualified to undertake a wide range of technical, advocacy and management roles across the production animal, equine and companion animal science industries. Examples include monogastric and ruminant nutritionists, animal breeding specialists, animal welfare officers and key roles at meat processing plants. A good understanding of scientific principles, including physiology, metabolism, genetics, nutrition and animal behaviour, enables graduates to integrate knowledge and skills from different disciplines to help solve complex problems in a wide range of animal science industries. Graduates are required to focus their studies through one of four majors; growth and nutrition, animal genetics and breeding, animal welfare or equine science.
Key Information for Students
Admission to the Degree of Bachelor of Animal Science requires that the candidate will meet the University admission requirements as specified.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$40,830 - $62,675|
|In further study||21%|
|On a benefit||1%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Diamond Jubilee Agricultural Tertiary Bursary
Rural Women New Zealand
Sydney Campbell Undergraduate Scholarship
This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.
Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.