AFTP Course - Contemporary Issues in Animal Science

Monday, 14 January, 2019 - 09:00 to Monday, 11 March, 2019 - 17:00
Online, University of Reading

The Contemporary Issues in Animal Science course will provide you an overview of contemporary practices in animal science, including production of healthy and safe animal-based foods; use of fewer resources, livestock production and animal welfare. 

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Critically evaluate the key issues facing livestock production in the 21st century
  • Critically evaluate the challenges and opportunities facing applied animal science research in addressing these issues
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between fundamental and applied science
  • Use appropriate tools to identify reliable information and literature on a given topic
  • Communicate research findings clearly