Animal Production

Edificio di Veterinaria
Bachelor
A.Y. 2021/2022
L-38 - Animal husbandry
Bachelor
180
ECTS
Access
Limited enrollment with admission test
3
Years
Course location
Via dell'Università, 6 Lodi
Language
Italian

Courses list

First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Anatomy of farm animals 8 72 Italian VET/01
Chemestry and principles of biology 11 112 Italian AGR/17 BIO/05 CHIM/03 CHIM/06
- Chemestry5
- Genetics, general biology and agro-ecology6
Mathematic and physics 10 80 Italian FIS/01 FIS/02 FIS/03 FIS/04 FIS/05 FIS/06 FIS/07 FIS/08 MAT/01 MAT/02 MAT/03 MAT/04 MAT/05 MAT/06 MAT/07 MAT/08 MAT/09
- Matematica e statistica6
- Principi di fisica4
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Agronomy and herbaceous crops 6 56 Italian AGR/02
Biochemestry 6 48 Italian BIO/10
Economics 6 64 Italian AGR/01
Physiology of farm animals 7 64 Italian VET/02
Undefined
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
English assessment B1 (3 ECTS) 3 0 Italian
be activated by the A.Y. 2022/2023
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Genetics and poultry science 12 112 Italian AGR/17 AGR/20
- Genetic improvement6
- Poultry and rabbit farming6
Livestock farming and welfare 8 72 Italian AGR/19
Rural buildings and mechanization 12 112 Italian AGR/09 AGR/10
- Buildings and plants for animal husbandry6
- Mechanization and automation of livestock farms6
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Animal nutrition, nutritional evaluation of feed and feed technology 7 64 Italian AGR/18
Management economics and marketing of food products 6 56 Italian AGR/01
Microbiology and hygiene 12 112 Italian VET/04 VET/05
- Food hygiene and microbiology of food of animal origin6
- Mircrobiology applied to animal production6
be activated by the A.Y. 2023/2024
year
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Final examination 3 0 Italian
Pratical training 3 0 Italian
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Parasitology and toxicology 12 112 Italian VET/06 VET/07
- Parasitology and prevention of parasitic diseases6
- Toxic compounds and veterinary drugs in animal production and their environmental impact6
Pathology and reproduction 12 112 Italian VET/03 VET/10
- Comparative general pathology6
- Livestock reproduction6
Optional
Livestock feeding and environmental impact 6 56 Italian AGR/18
Technologies for reducing environmental impact in animal husbandry 6 56 Italian AGR/09
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Optional
Genomics, selection and morpho-functional evaluation 6 56 Italian AGR/17 AGR/19
Hygiene and technology of food of animal origin 6 56 Italian VET/04
Veterinary hygiene 6 56 Italian VET/05
Zootechnical legislation and food safety 6 56 Italian VET/08
It is necessary that students follow a specific mandatory sequence in taking some exams, that is described below.
The Anatomy of Farm Animals and Physiology of Farm Animals exams (1st year) are preparatory to the Pathology and Reproduction and Parasitology and Toxicology exams (3rd year).
The Biochemistry exam (1st year) is preparatory for the Animal nutrition, nutritional evaluation of feed and feed technology exam (2nd year).
Prescribed foundation courses
Learning activityPrescribed foundation courses
Animal nutrition, nutritional evaluation of feed and feed technology Biochemestry (compulsory)
Parasitology and toxicology Anatomy of farm animals (compulsory), Physiology of farm animals (compulsory)
Pathology and reproduction Anatomy of farm animals (compulsory), Physiology of farm animals (compulsory)
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Anatomy of farm animals 8 72 Italian VET/01
Chemestry and principles of biology 11 112 Italian AGR/17 BIO/05 CHIM/03 CHIM/06
- Chemestry5
- Genetics, general biology and agro-ecology6
Mathematic and physics 10 80 Italian FIS/01 FIS/02 FIS/03 FIS/04 FIS/05 FIS/06 FIS/07 FIS/08 MAT/01 MAT/02 MAT/03 MAT/04 MAT/05 MAT/06 MAT/07 MAT/08 MAT/09
- Matematica e statistica6
- Principi di fisica4
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Agronomy and herbaceous crops 6 56 Italian AGR/02
Biochemestry 6 48 Italian BIO/10
Economics 6 64 Italian AGR/01
Physiology of farm animals 7 64 Italian VET/02
Undefined
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
English assessment B1 (3 ECTS) 3 0 Italian
be activated by the A.Y. 2022/2023
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Genetics and poultry science 12 112 Italian AGR/17 AGR/20
- Genetic improvement6
- Poultry and rabbit farming6
Livestock farming and welfare 8 72 Italian AGR/19
Rural buildings and mechanization 12 112 Italian AGR/09 AGR/10
- Buildings and plants for animal husbandry6
- Mechanization and automation of livestock farms6
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Animal nutrition, nutritional evaluation of feed and feed technology 7 64 Italian AGR/18
Management economics and marketing of food products 6 56 Italian AGR/01
Microbiology and hygiene 12 112 Italian VET/04 VET/05
- Food hygiene and microbiology of food of animal origin6
- Mircrobiology applied to animal production6
be activated by the A.Y. 2023/2024
year
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Final examination 3 0 Italian
Pratical training 3 0 Italian
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Parasitology and toxicology 12 112 Italian VET/06 VET/07
- Parasitology and prevention of parasitic diseases6
- Toxic compounds and veterinary drugs in animal production and their environmental impact6
Pathology and reproduction 12 112 Italian VET/03 VET/10
- Comparative general pathology6
- Livestock reproduction6
Optional
Alternative farming of poultry and aquaculture 6 56 Italian AGR/20
Extensive livestock feeding and grazing 6 56 Italian AGR/18
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Optional
Extensive and pastoral management techniques and product quality 6 56 Italian AGR/19
Food safety in processing of farm food products 6 56 Italian VET/04
Livestock biodiversity and agroecosystems 6 56 Italian AGR/17 AGR/19
Organic animal husbandry and feeding 6 56 Italian AGR/18 AGR/19
It is necessary that students follow a specific mandatory sequence in taking some exams, that is described below.
The Anatomy of Farm Animals and Physiology of Farm Animals exams (1st year) are preparatory to the Pathology and Reproduction and Parasitology and Toxicology exams (3rd year).
The Biochemistry exam (1st year) is preparatory for the Animal nutrition, nutritional evaluation of feed and feed technology exam (2nd year).
Prescribed foundation courses
Learning activityPrescribed foundation courses
Animal nutrition, nutritional evaluation of feed and feed technology Biochemestry (compulsory)
Parasitology and toxicology Anatomy of farm animals (compulsory), Physiology of farm animals (compulsory)
Pathology and reproduction Anatomy of farm animals (compulsory), Physiology of farm animals (compulsory)
Location
Via dell'Università, 6 Lodi
Head of study programme
Academic guidance tutor
Erasmus and international mobility tutor 
Study plan tutor
Internship tutor
Seminar and workshop tutor
Dissertation tutor
University and programme transfer tutor
Credit recognition tutor
Quality Assurance Delegate
Contacts

The tuition fees for students enrolled in Bachelor's, Master's and single-cycle degree programmes are divided into two instalments with different calculation methods and payment schedules:

  • The amount of the first instalment is the same for all students
  • The amount of the second instalment varies according to the ISEE University value, the degree programme and the student status (on track / off track for one year or off track for more than a year) 
  • An additional fee is due for online programmes

The University also offers:

  • Concessions for students meeting high merit requirements
  • Diversified tuition fees according to the student's home country for international students with assets/income abroad
  • Concessions for international students with refugee status

Scholarships and benefits

The University provides a range of financial benefits to students meeting special requirements (merit, financial or personal conditions, international students).

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Enrollment
First year enrolment:
Admission
Limited enrollment with admission test

Places available: 80 + 3 reserved for non-EU citizens

Call for applications

Please refer to the call for admission test dates and contents, and how to register.

Session: 1

Application for admission: from 15/03/2021 to 27/05/2021

Application for matriculation: from 03/06/2021 to 18/06/2021

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Session: 2

Application for admission: from 21/06/2021 to 14/07/2021

Application for matriculation: from 19/07/2021 to 02/08/2021

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Session: 3

Application for admission: from 04/08/2021 to 16/09/2021

Application for matriculation: from 20/09/2021 to 27/09/2021

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