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Animal Production

Honours

Contemporary animal production aims to yield high-quality products in an efficient, sustainable and humane fashion. As an honours student in this discipline you will deepen your knowledge in areas drawn from:

  • Learn how environment affects livestock productivity, how physiology affects production and reproduction and how to improve animal performance through the application of underpinning animal sciences.
  • Study animal behaviour and learn about production systems that promote animal wellbeing and welfare.
  • Acquire a sound understanding of resources required to address the challenges associated with achieving sustainable and profitable animal production enterprises.

About this honours pathway

Unit of study requirements for Honours in the area of Animal Production: completion of 24 credit points of project work and 12 credit points of coursework.

For further details about honours and who to contact for more information, please visit the Science honours page.

The course information on this website applies only to future students. Current students should refer to faculty handbooks for current or past course information.

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