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Major

Production Animal Science

      Major overview

      Overview

      In the Production Animal Science major, you will study subjects in animal biology, genetics and breeding, nutrition, physiology, health and welfare. You will gain a detailed understanding of animal production industries, and how management strategies can optimise growth, improve animal welfare, protect against disease and deliver higher-quality products.

      Students who complete this major will be well equipped to study the University of Melbourne’s Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, with an applied knowledge of animal science.