This program offers specialized training in basic and applied Zoology with the aim of preparing graduates for careers in various fields of animal science. Students are exposed to various animal taxa and developmental relationships in form and function between the major groups of animal. Students are trained in the maintaining and using of equipment as well as culturing techniques for laboratory animals. In the final year, students have to sign for courses with emphasis on various groups of animals which are signifi cant in terms of their wide distribution in Malaysia. These courses are specially tailored to give students further and deeper understanding concerning the taxonomy, biology, ecology and reproduction as well as the economic importance of each taxon.
Graduate can seek employment in animal science related fields in veterinary sectors in government institution and private sectors as well as in education and research organizations.