Animal Husbandry (with Thesis)

Master's Degree - Instıtute Of Natural And Applıed Scıences

General Information

The primary objective of the department is to increase the quantity and quality of livestock products in the total agricultural production. The Department of Animal Sciences is offering graduate courses in the fields of livestock production, animal breeding, animal nutrition and health protection aiming to increase livestock products in quantity and quality wise. In addition to education and training the department is conducting research projects with the objectives of solving both national and Cukurova region livestock production problems.

Length of Programme & Number of Credits

2 Year - 120 ECTS

Feature & Definition

Department of Animal Science: aims to train qualified zootechnicist agricultural engineers who can work on breeding, genetic improvement, nutrition and health-protection of various animal species. Zootechnics department; It accepts as a duty to produce solutions to the problems of agriculture by using scientific methods, to present them to the workers in the agricultural sector, to develop joint projects with industry, local governments and non-governmental organizations and to share the results with the society. Department of Animal Science; that education has a dynamic structure, that it should be reviewed and improved every year; It accepts the evaluations of the students, graduates and interested parties of the education in practice and makes the necessary arrangements. The Department of Animal Science determines the conditions for the production, application and dissemination of knowledge in all fields for academic reasons only. He opposes stereotyped thoughts and ideas to the extent and style required by contemporary, scientific approaches. Department of Animal Science; It believes in the multifaceted benefits of academic studies and supports such activities by making use of the richness and power that will be created by the unity of different disciplines and holistic thinking in the creation of scientific, technological, cultural and artistic values.

Mode of Study

Full Time

Head of Department


ECTS / Course Catalog Coordinator

Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Mervan BAYRAKTAR

Erasmus Coordinator


Internship Coordinator


Orientation Staff

Ali Galip ÖNAL


The Department of Animal Science aims to raise individuals equipped with modern knowledge, cultural background and skills, developed research and problem-solving skills, and capable of leading their environment. The Department of Animal Science provides integrated education with other branches of science in the context of the production of important animal products for human health and the economy of the country and the increase of these products. In this context, the protection of animal production resources and the environment during the production is among the missions of the zootechnical department.


The vision of the Department of Animal Science: To provide quality education, to produce information at an international level, to continuously develop, to contribute to the society on a national and universal scale, to train Animal Technicians with the qualifications required by agriculture and agriculture-based sectors, to have qualifications that can contribute to the development of animal husbandry in line with the development plans of our country. to be a division.

Specific Admission Requirements

It is necessary to have a certified photocopy of the graduation certificate that will replace a Bachelor's Diploma or Diploma, Bachelor's transcript, at least 55 numerical points from the ALES exam conducted by OSYM, or 610 points from the GRE or 450 points from the GMAT, which are accepted as equivalent exams.

Qualification Awarded

A master's degree is given in the Department of Animal Science.

Level of Qualification


Qualification Requirements of Graduation

Taking 120 ECTS courses, being successful in thesis defense

Access to Further Studies

It is not implemented in this program.


It is not implemented in this program.

Applied Course

It is not implemented in this program.

Work Placement

It is not implemented in this program.

Double Major, Additional Major & Exchange Possibilities

It is not implemented in this program.

Employment Opportunities

Animal Science graduates have the opportunity to work in both government and private sectors, in Business Marketing as a livestock operations manager,planner, supervisor or in Production Planning Departments as an expert, researcher, auditor or assistant manager.