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In response to COVID-19, the University of Sydney has reviewed the availability of courses to be delivered remotely for students commencing their studies in Semester 1, 2021.

This course component will be available to study remotely for students commencing in Semester 1, 2021. Please note that some units of study that are not essential to completing the course component may not be available to be studied remotely.

Note: The University intends to offer as many units of study as possible in a remote as well as face-to-face learning method of delivery in Semester 1, 2021 and subject to ongoing border closures and public health orders impacting attendance on campus, in Semester 2, 2021. However, some units of study and courses require students to study in-person at the relevant University of Sydney campus/es and host locations for placements and will not be available remotely.

About this honours subject area

Contemporary animal production aims to yield high-quality products in an efficient, sustainable and humane fashion. As an honours student in this discipline you will deepen your knowledge in areas drawn from:

  • Learn how environment affects livestock productivity, how physiology affects production and reproduction and how to improve animal performance through the application of underpinning animal sciences.
  • Study animal behaviour and learn about production systems that promote animal wellbeing and welfare.
  • Acquire a sound understanding of resources required to address the challenges associated with achieving sustainable and profitable animal production enterprises.

About this honours pathway

Unit of study requirements for Honours in the area of Animal Production: completion of 24 credit points of project work and 12 credit points of coursework.

For further details about honours and who to contact for more information, please visit the Science honours page.

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