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Animal Science

Charles Sturt University

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About the course

This Masters course will allow students to gain a sophisticated understanding of animal behaviour and welfare in various ecological environments in order to contribute to research in your field or develop your career prospects. Students are typically able to choose to undertake coursework only options or a minor thesis as part of the program.

What you might learn

Students can choose units of study such as primate behaviour and conservation, wildlife ecology and behaviour, infection research, including an option of undertaking placements for some courses. Training throughout the degree will help you to develop key skills to specialise in that subject area.

Career outcome

Upon graduating from this program, you may be employed in roles such as academic, policy specialist, consultant, animal researcher, Veterinary pharmaceutical industry researcher, veterinary hospital manager, and etc. in companies including Zoetics, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health, Merck Animal Health, Melbourne Zoo, WWF, and etc.

Living Costs in Wagga Wagga**

(Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant)
A$ 17 - 23

Rent per Month
(1 bedroom in City Centre)
A$ 907 - 1,200

Rent per Month
(1 bedroom Outside of Centre)

A$ 6 - 8

Utilities per Month
(Electricity, Mobile & Internet)
A$ 264 - 348

Average Salary**


Tuition fees per year

A$ 30,400



1.5 years

Upcoming Intakes

Jul 2019

Course Code



+61 3 9663 5333


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