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Animal Husbandry Sciences and Technologies  Scienze e tecnologie delle produzioni animali

General information

Classification of Scholarly Field LM-86 Animal husbandry
Application and Admission Open with entry requirements examination. How to apply.
Course Duration 2 years
Course Attendance Not mandatory
Course Language Italian
Course Location via Celoria 10 - Milano
Head of Studies Carlo Corino
Course Website Programme Description

Course Objectives

The master degree programme in Animal Husbandry Sciences and Technologies trains professionals equipped with solid scientific, technological and practical training in animal breeding, also in relation to wildlife the related interactions with the territory, animal feeding and nutrition, and the industry connected with the processing of products of animal origin.

Graduates are qualified to assume professional roles with full autonomy and responsibility, both nationally and internationally.

Career and Employment

Graduates from the master degree programme in Animal Husbandry can pursue careers in the following professions, in which they are qualified to assume design-related, executive, managerial and consultancy roles:

  • quality control for breeding processes of a zootechnical and amateur nature
  • agrozootechnical and food and agriculture companies 
  • planning, assistance and assessment procedures in related industries, such as the fodder sector, zootechnical facility engineering, and the processing of products of animal origin
  • the zootechnical evaluation and welfare management of the animals bred
  • professional occupations in the field of genetic improvement and selection
  • research and development in the agro-zootechnical industry
  • economic and evaluative procedures in the zootechnical, agricultural and food and wildlife sectors 
  • the conservation, management and breeding of wild species
  • the management of nature parks, zoos and recovery facilities for wild animals
  • the management of renewable energy production systems at the company level
  • the management of food certification processes
  • protection consortia
  • the supply of products of animal origin for processing companies and large-scale retail
  • analysis laboratories for foods with zootechnical uses, as well as both primary and processed animal husbandry
  • primary and processed animal husbandry, and the related commercialisation and marketing processes
  • technical assistance in developing countries
  • public and private authorities in the sector
  • scientific research, teaching and publishing
  • technical and scientific pharmaceutical information
  • the evaluation and control of environmental security.