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Bachelor of Science – Animal Science
University of Southern Queensland - Toowoomba

Course outline

Study key aspects of livestock health, product quality, farm safety, and animal welfare and husbandry to ensure humane and sustainable food production with USQ’s Bachelor of Science (Animal Science). You will examine emerging technologies in animal breeding programs, and learn to apply cognitive and technical skills in the area of genetics. Combine with a second major, such as Biology, Plant Agricultural Science, or Environment and Sustainability, to create a well-rounded agriculture degree and broaden your employment potential. USQ has strategic partnerships in the Australian and international agriculture industry with multi-national agribusinesses and leading agencies including John Deere, the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, and the Department of Environment and Science.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of Southern Queensland and for this course, refer to USQ’s website.

Prerequisites

General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C)

Assumed knowledge

English (Units 3 and 4, C)

ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2021

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

93.40

69.00

59.10

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

93.40

74.90

66.15

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

N/P#

<5*

0

18

0

5

0

30

Percentage of all students

N/P#

<5*

0.0%

60.0%

0.0%

16.7%

0.0%

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

For graduates with an Animal Science major, careers might include research scientist (government, private or university), animal nutritionist, animal health specialist, rural banking professional, agribusiness employee, farmer, and consultant.

Course Code
906771
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Fee
CSP
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Darling Downs & South West QLD
 
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