Domestic Animal Science is undertaken on campus
Many domestic animals such as sheep, cows and poultry are vital to the production of our food, and domestic animals too play a huge role in people´s lives. The program in Animal Science at the University of Melbourne will teach students the biology of domestic and captive animals, how to care for them and manage their use as a food resource, and their role in companionship. This includes moral and ethical issues as well.
Those interested in learning about and working in animal nutrition, growth and development, behaviour and welfare, health, livestock science and reproduction, genetics and breeding and biotechnology.
After graduating from Animal Science, jobs can be found in both the public and private sectors working in animal production, biomedical and service industries, environmental and community organisations in industries such as enterprise management, animal research and biotechnology industries, agriculture and animal care and welfare.
$114,436 is the average salary in Australia per year for scientists.