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BSc Animal Science

BSc Animal Science

Aberystwyth University

Gogerddan Campus, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
    541-550
  • Degree BSc
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 36 months
Animal Science is the applied science of domesticated animals, including farm animals, horses and companion animals. This field studies the nutrition, breeding, fertility, health, behaviour, physiology and anatomy of a wide range of domesticated animals. Students of this degree can focus on one of these areas in the second and third year: Behavioural Science ; Farm Animal Science; or Equine Science. The University has over 1000Ha of farmland, including lowland and upland sheep farms, a 500 cow dairy herd, intensive and extensive beef production systems, an equine centre. Local woodland with over a hundred purpose built nest boxes and homes for nature lies around the University campus. Students can explore some of the beautiful habitats on their doorstep, including marine, moorland, mountain, grassland and coast. The Department also has wonderful museum full of historic zoological specimens.