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Bachelor of Animal Science

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The Bachelor of Animal Science (BAnSci) is the only degree in New Zealand that focuses entirely on animal science. It is ideal if you are interested in a career that combines your love of science and animals.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time

About this course

The Bachelor of Animal Science (BAnSci) is the only degree in New Zealand that focuses entirely on animal science. It is ideal if you are interested in a career that combines your love of science and animals.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this programme, outside of university admission regulations.

To study this programme you must meet Massey University's English language standards.

Career pathways

The Bachelor of Animal Science will provide you the expertise you require for the careers of the future. You will be qualified for technical, advocacy and management roles across the production animal, equine and companion animal science industries.

These include:

  • animal management
  • technical/managerial roles both domestically and overseas in a wide range of animal and primary production industries
  • consultancy
  • animal breeding
  • animal nutrition and health
  • sales and technical
  • laboratory roles in nutrition, meat science and animal health
  • feed/pet food manufacturing
  • agricultural biotechnology
  • biosecurity and customs
  • animal welfare officers
  • policy and regulation
  • disease control
  • equine sport and racing
  • academic teaching and research.

Credit for prior study or work

For information on prior learning, exemptions and transfer of credit or other questions:

  • review the Recognition of Prior Learning regulations
  • contact us through the Enquire button on this page.