Graduate Attributes


Graduate Certificate ABMgt Graduates

ABMgt aims to produce graduates of the Graduate Certificate program who:

  • possess a deep understanding of the principles of animal genetics and the science underpinning the practice of animal breeding
  • can legally and ethically apply sound scientific procedures in developing analyzing, and evaluating animal breeding programs
  • are able to communicate complex information to people from a wide range of educational and social backgrounds, work in multidisciplinary teams and be influential agents of change
  • use evidence to reflect on their own professional behaviour, adjust work practices and make sound decisions on the basis of good managerial practice
  • acknowledge the limits of their own knowledge, seek advice and use information technology to locate relevant information, which they can evaluate to continually enhance their knowledge and work practices
  • can apply analytical and critical thinking for creative problem solving and use enterprise, initiative and creativity as a means of contributing to animal breeding industries
  • work collaboratively to enhance the knowledge, skills and practices of their professional community

Graduate Diploma ABMgt Graduates

ABMgt aims to produce graduates of the Graduate Diploma program who also:

  • can advise on the social, technical ethical and legal conditions in which animal breeding programs should be planned and implemented
  • can use a range of breeding technologies to boost animal productivity and health in consideration of the economic, social and ecological needs of farm and the livestock industries
  • can formulate alternative breeding strategies and will be able to compare them appropriately
  • can implement advanced technologies in animal breeding projects

Masters of ABMgt Graduates

ABMgt aims to produce graduates of the Masters program who also:

  • are familiar with a very wide range of current literature and practice in animal breeding
  • acknowledge the rapid pace of change in their industries and seek to enhance global knowledge in animal genetics and breeding
  • draw on both theoretical and practical knowledge of animal genetics and breeding to create new knowledge that contributes to the sustainability of agricultural industries
  • plan, design, conduct and evaluate scientific ethical research in animal breeding in a professional manner