BA

Animal Care

Study mode:Full-time Languages: english english Duration:3 years
Local:$ 228 / 1 Academic year(s) Foreign:$ 228 / 1 Academic year(s) Deadline: Mar 7, 2021
StudyQA ranking:2123

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The Bachelor program in Animal care is taught at the School of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine at the University of Padua. The university is located in Veneto region, in the city of Padova, Italy. The official code of the program assigned by the Ministry of Education of Italy — L-38. English is the main language of instruction for this program as well as for the majority of other programs of the University of Padua. Students applying for their studies should provide a secondary school certificate translated into English as well as an English language certificate. In order to apply for the program the applicant should pass an Entrance Test. Application deadlines for international and domestic applicants can be found on the official website of the university.

Common path: Mathematics; Physics and Chemistry; Bioethics; Animal Biology and Genetics/Anatomy and Physiology/Nutrition and Reproduction/Diseases and General Pharmacology/Ethology and Pathology

Path 1 - Wildlife: Ecology and Ethology; Wild Animal Care in Clinical Settings; Principle of post-mortem technics; Wild Animal Husbandry, Management and Welfare

Path 2 - Scientific Research: Lab Animal Care in Clinical Settings; Comparative Pathology; Statistics and the three Rs issues; Lab Animal Husbandry, Ethology and Welfare

  • Secondary school diploma (or higher)
  • Good command of Mathematics, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Analytical and Logic skills
  • English language: B2 level (CEFR) or equivalent
  • Suggested optional requirements: SAT score report  (Scholastic Attitude Test only; the optional Essay is not required) with a score greater or equal 50% of the score scale would be an asset.  Make sure to check well in advance the available date for the SAT Test in the official website.
    All candidates will be required to take an entry interview with the Programme selection commitee.

Places for European candidates or non-European candidates residing in Italy: 35

Places for non-European candidates residing outside Italy: 10 (1 Marco Polo Project)

The grants are available to attend academic course Animal care in Italy. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) offers grants in favor of foreign citizens not residing in Italy and Italian citizens living abroad (IRE) for this academic year in order to foster international cultural, scientific and technological cooperation, to promote Italian language and culture and to support Italy’s economic system in the world (According to Law 288/55 and its subsequent changes and additions).

Tuition fees are the same for all students, regardless of their nationality: up to 2,600 euros/year.

They are divided in 3 installments: the first one is 188 euros and it corresponds to the admission fee (i.e. the fee required to accept your place at the University).

The other two installments are due only if the student has not been awarded neither a scholarship nor a fee-waiver. Even in this case, the amount of the second and third installments can be significantly waived according to the student's financial situation (assessed through a specific document called "ISEE"). The basic concept is: the less you have, the less you pay.

Career opportunities

Graduates work in private and public organisations where management, health, welfare and reservation of animals are driven by a modern and international approach. Work 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.

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