M.Sc. On Campus

Animal Science

University of Manitoba

24 months
11748 CAD/year
5340 CAD/year
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At Animal Science from University of Manitoba courses of study and research may be undertaken in several disciplines related to animal science including basic sciences.


Animal Science from University of Manitoba includes nutrition (monogastric and ruminant), physiology (digestive, environmental, reproductive), meat science, food safety and basic sciences (immunology, microbiology, molecular biology). Experimental species include cattle (beef and dairy), poultry (chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese), sheep, swine, laboratory animals (mice, rats, rabbits), and wildlife animals. At the University of Manitoba we offer a master degree in Animal Science. 

Some faculty members also have an interest in human disease processes. Our department has a strong emphasis on sustainable agricultural systems and the use of mathematical models to describe these systems.


  • A degree in animal science from the University of Manitoba is designed to ensure students graduate with a strong basis in animal anatomy, nutrition, reproduction, genetics, and management, as well as key skills like oral and written communication.  
  • This makes our graduates highly desirable employees across a number of agricultural sectors in Canada and internationally.
  • The department has strong ties with other research centres and companies within the livestock industry.  These connections help graduates find gainful employment soon after completion of the program.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Animal Science Seminar 
  • Genetic Principles of Animal Improvement 
  • Advanced Reproductive Physiology, Male 
  • Advanced Reproductive Physiology, Female 
  • Quantitative Genetics in Animal Science 
  • Protein Nutrition and Metabolism 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture degree with a major in Animal Science. Students with other degrees (B.Sc. Honours or General in Science) may be accepted.  
  • CV/Resume
  • Statement of Intent
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2
  • Submit your transcripts (unofficial copies)
  • English language proficiency
  • Pay the application fee
  • Minimum B average (3.0) in the last 60 credit hours or equivalent. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11748 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5874 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    5340 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2670 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Winnipeg

1056 - 1650 CAD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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