The MSc program in Animal Husbandry Engineering, offered by the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences and Environmental Management, is situated within the academic discipline of Agricultural Science. Graduates earn the qualification of Animal Husbandry Engineer, with the program starting in both September and February. Proficiency in English is a prerequisite, demonstrated through TOEFL scores of 547, IELTS scores of 6.0, and successful completion of an oral examination.
Academic eligibility requires a bachelor’s degree in biological or animal science. The program spans four semesters, culminating in the award of 120 ECTS credits. Tuition is set at 7,500 USD per year, accompanied by additional fees including a 150 USD application fee and a 350 USD entrance procedure fee.
The MSc in Animal Husbandry Engineering is tailored to enhance undergraduate knowledge through practical application and research. The program embraces the diverse field of animal science, emphasizing physiology, nutrition, genetics, gene conservation, functional food, and molecular biology, which constitute the primary research domains of the institute.
The curriculum comprises lectures and seminars (62%) as well as practical training (38%). Key subjects covered during the program include Applied Genetics, Physiology of Production Traits, Informatics and Computing, Applied Biochemistry, Microbiology, World Animal Husbandry, and Aquatic Ecology and Hydrobiology in the first year. The second year delves into Management, Molecular Genetics in Animal Breeding, Application of Biotechnology in Animal Breeding, Feed Analysis, Food Safety, Quality and Auditing, and Scientific Writing.
Additionally, students are required to complete a four-week summer field practice to gain practical experience in the field.
Upon successful completion of the program, postgraduates may pursue further studies at the PhD level or find employment in animal science research, lecturing, consultancy, or other science-based sectors of the animal science industry.