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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA, Cambridge

Animal Sciences, M.Sc.

  • Animal Sciences, M.Sc.
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Student Type

Indicative Fees

AUD 870

Study mode

On Campus


Course Highlights

The Program has a long and successful track record in placing graduates in professional positions in Colleges and Universities, the biotechnology industries, human and veterinary medical institutions, and Federal and State Research Institutes.

Career Opportunities

A degree in veterinary medicine qualifies you as a vet, but also opens doors to many other fascinating careers. Find out what else you can do Job options Jobs directly related to your degree include: Veterinary surgeon Jobs where your degree would be useful include: Ecologist Environmental consultant Higher education lecturer Nature conservation officer Research scientist (medical) Research scientist (life sciences) Sales executive Science writer Veterinary nurse Zookeeper Remember that many employers accept applications from graduates with any degree subject, so don't restrict your thinking to the jobs listed here.

Course Overview

Our research emphasizes the production and health of livestock, the effects of animal agriculture on the environment and the care and maintenance of wildlife, either in zoos or the natural environment. First place positions for former graduates include post-doctoral fellowships or research positions at premier Universities (Johns Hopkins, Harvard, Yale, California Davis, and Wisconsin), NIH, USDA, the Smithsonian Institution and the National Academy of Sciences. Read some success stories of our former students! I want to find another Master Course Program Highlights Department of Animal and Avian Sciences ranked 9th in the U.S. University of Maryland, College Park located in suburban Washington close to world-class government research institutes and a thriving biotechnology industry Opportunities to collaborate with scientists at: The Smithsonian Institution The National Institutes of Health The Food and Drug Administration The U.S. Department of Agriculture (Beltsville Agricultural Research Center) The majority of accepted applicants receive Graduate Assistantships.


Programme Structure Courses: Critical Thinking in Animal Science Animal Biotechnology Domestic Animal Endocrinology Physiology of Mammalian Reproduction Animal Breeding Plans Current Topics in Animal Science Energy Nutrition Master's Thesis Research



Academic Entry Requirement

A minimum Undergraduate GPA of 3.0, or for international students, a B or better rating by International Education Services. A minimum total score of 300 for Verbal and Quantitative GRE with neither score being less than 150. A 4.0 for the Analytical test is recommended. A minimum TOEFL score of 100 is required for international students (when applicable). Applicants with scores lower than the baseline in any one category may be considered if other components of their application are strong.

English Entry Requirement


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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)


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