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Animal Care

University of Padua
Italy, Padua
Department of Comparative Biomedicine and Food Science Italy, Agripolis, Viale dell'Università, 16 - 35020 Legnaro (Padua)
Tuition fee €2,622 per year

In order to accept your Offer at the University of Padova, you must pay the first instalment of tuition fees. Information on 2021/22 fees is not yet available, but the amounts will be more or less the same of 2020/21.
The total amount of tuition fees due per each academic year can be significantly waived based on your “Equivalent Economic Status Index – ISEE”. For further information on how to obtain your ISEE and other income-based reductions, see: www.unipd.it/en/tuition-fees

Application fee €30 one-time

This fee is non-refundable.

Deposit €188 one-time

In order to accept your place at the University of Padua, the payment of the first instalment is required. This fee is non-refundable.

More information

unipd.it/en/animal-care 

Overview

The Bachelor’s degree offers a unique educational pathway, targeting people who aim at taking professional care of animals and protecting their wellbeing. The programme provides knowledge, skills and competences to develop qualified human resources specialised in animal care, husbandry and welfare, able to operate in different international contexts. Multidisciplinary field experiences, including visits to zoological parks, rehabilitation centres, research facilities, are organised to introduce students to the practical activity.

Programme structure

Common path (1st-2nd year): Mathematics; Physics; Chemistry and biochemistry; Bioethics and legislation; Animal biology and genetics; Animal Anatomy and Physiology; Husbandry and welfare; Behavioral Neuroscience; Communication skills; Prevention and control of transmissible diseases; Nutrition; Comparative reproduction; Pharmaco-toxicology; General pathology.

Study plans (student choice, 3rd year):

-Wild and Zoo Animals
-Animals in Scientific Research
-Aquatic Animals

Specific subjects for deepening the knowledge in each professional field of action will be taught.

Career opportunities

Graduates work in private and public organisations where management, health, welfare and preservation of animals are driven by a modern and international approach. Job opportunities include taking care of animals in a controlled environment and assisting experts in the monitoring of animals intended for recreational, research, educational, sport and assistance activities.

Apply now! Academic year 2021/22
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Oct 1, 2021
Apply now! Academic year 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Academic year 2021/22
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Oct 1, 2021
Apply now! Academic year 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States