Duration

2 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2017

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

32

Faculty

Science

Location

Gatton

Delivery mode

External, Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Animal Science.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in any field or Graduate Certificate in Animal Science, with UQ GPA of 4.5 or above on a 7 point scale.

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

Apply Online

Enquiries for Australian students

School of Agriculture and Food Sciences

Email: agriculture@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 1171

Web: http://www.uq.edu.au/agriculture

Duration

2 Years full-time

Commencing 2017

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

32

Faculty

Science

Location

Gatton

Delivery mode

External, Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Animal Science.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in any field or Graduate Certificate in Animal Science, with UQ GPA of 4.5 or above on a 7 point scale.

CRICOS Code: 079383E

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004 Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Web: http://www.uq.edu.au/agriculture

Enquire online

Why study the Master of Animal Science?

The Master of Animal Science covers the integrative disciplines within the animal, plant, soil, food and social sciences continuum in 2 years. Select from one of three specialised fields of study to gain comprehensive theoretical and practical knowledge. Fields available are: Equine Science, Production Animal Science and Wildlife Biology.

Learn to apply your 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. It is an ideal program for graduates and professionals seeking to expand their career prospects into a wide range of government, commercial, community based or research roles in the broad field of agriculture and environment.

The Master of Animal Science replaced the Master of Animal Studies in 2014. Students enrolled in the Master of Animal Studies can refer to the program requirements, rules and course list for the Master of Animal Studies.

What you can study

For more information on what you can study, please visit the Animal Science Study Planner.

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Animal Science.

Majors/Specialisations

Studies may be undertaken in the following specialisations. Please click on the major(s) that are of interest to you for more information.

Master of Animal Science

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in any field or Graduate Certificate in Animal Science, with UQ GPA of 4.5 or above on a 7 point scale.

Additional application information

Domestic students enrolled in the Master of Animal Science may be eligible to receive Commonwealth Government income support payments. Please contact Centrelink to determine eligibility.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in any field or Graduate Certificate in Animal Science, with UQ GPA of 4.5 or above on a 7 point scale.

Additional application requirements

International students must undertake this program on campus at UQ on a full time basis to be eligible to apply for an Australian student visa. Please contact UQ International.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 079383E

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Master of Animal Science

To complete the Master of Animal Science, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A students must complete #32 in total, comprising:

  • #8 from part A;
  • #6 from part B;
  • #8 from parts C;
  • #8 from parts D; and
  • #2 from parts C or E.
Refer to MAnimSc rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Animal Science.

Program Rules for the Master of Animal Science

Early exit points

Based upon course selection, students may be able to exit this award with the: