1st Cycle Degree/Bachelor in Animal Production

Degree programme

Programme type 1st Cycle Degree/Bachelor
Academic Year 2018/2019
Code 8882
Degree Programme Class L-38 - Zoology
Years in which the programme is being held I, II, III
Type of access Restricted access
Place of teaching Bologna
Degree Programme Director Adele Meluzzi
Language Italian

Programme profile

This degree programme prepares graduates towork as experts in animal husbandry, the genetic improvement of farm animals,animal nutrition and feeding, with particular reference to the qualitativecharacteristics of production, such as rationing, technologies for the raisingof animals and animal well-being. The degree programme provides concepts formanaging the technical, health and economic aspects of animal husbandrybusinesses; technical-professional skills for raising farm and ornamentalanimals and pets; skills regarding the genetic and nutritional aspects ofraising farm and ornamental animals, animals used in sporting activities andpets. Graduates are able to operate and manage stables, as well as take care ofthe health and qualitative aspects of animal husbandry; they are able to planat business level the management of reproduction and apply AI techniques,except in relation to horses; they possess the tools required for planning,monitoring, supporting and verifying the quality of animal products and thosederived from processing; they are able to assess the suitability, in productionand functional terms, of farm animals and fauna, and apply the resultingparameters in order to make business decisions.

The teaching structure of the degreeprogramme, which involves lectures, case studies and internships, is founded onfive different macroareas of learning:


- BASIC SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINES

- ANIMAL PRODUCTION DISCIPLINES

- ANIMAL HEALTH DISCIPLINES

- ANIMAL HUSBANDRY DISCIPLINES

- ECONOMIC DISCIPLINES

Access to further study

It gives access to second cycle studies (laurea specialistica/magistrale) and master universitario di primo livello.