Animal Science and Management

    Where will this take me?


    Career outcomes

    The paths you can take with this major are diverse. If you care deeply for the health and protection of animals, an ethically rewarding career in animal care and welfare is for you. Or, you could use your major for the livestock and sustainability of the food supply chain in enterprise management – from farm level processing, through to distribution and marketing. Similarly, you can use your learnings and specialities in the agricultural industries to develop breeding, biotechnology and health-related research methods. Earnings for life scientists, which includes Animal Science and Management, are above average and employment for this occupation is expected to grow moderately to 2019.

    Graduate degree pathways from this major


    Completing the Animal Science and Management major means you are very well placed for further study in honours and graduate research in a range of science and technology areas.


    If you wish to continue professional studies at graduate level, this major leads to a range of graduate degree pathways:

    • Sciences and technology, including biotechnology, environmental systems, informatics and nanotechnology
    • Graduate degree pathways that will prepare you for a wide range of professions including engineering, law, teaching, medicine and other health sciences
    • Further graduate study to develop your skills outside of science and technology in areas such as humanities, business, government.