Course Description

Animal Science

At the core of Animal Science is the study of the applied sciences that are fundamental to understanding how animals function and that underpin the principles of livestock production. The degree will give you an appreciation of:

The growth and development of domestic farm animals, and animal behaviour and welfare
Animal production systems and how the components are integrated and managed in an environmentally friendly and sustainable manner
The livestock industry in Ireland, the context in which it operates and its relationship to animal industries in Europe and worldwide

Training ProviderUCD
Course LocationDublin, Ireland
Location PostcodeDublin 4
Course Category
Course QualificationHonours Bachelor Degree
Awarding BodyUCD
Course FeePOA
Course Duration4 years
Entry RequirementsPasses in six subjects including English, Irish, Mathematics, one laboratory science subject & two other recognised subjects. You must obtain a minimum of Grade H5 in two subjects and a minimum of Grade O6/H7 in the remaining four subjects.
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Course Provider


UCD Access and Lifelong Learning, Access and Lifelong Learning Centre, Level One, James Joyce Library Building, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland