Course Description

The Master of Animal Science covers the integrative disciplines within the animal, plant, soil, food and social sciences continuum in 1. 5 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.

Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $40,304 per year full-time, $60,456 total course cost


1.5 years full time,

Starting dates

February, July

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 079382F
University of Queensland (UQ) Code: 5570