Undergraduate Program

Undergraduate Program

Faculty of Animal Science UGM offers an undergraduate program in Animal Science and Industry. The Faculty designs educational programs adapting to a new paradigm of education, namely, student learning and is not focused more on faculty teaching.  In addition, we also attempt to improve current research result-based learning. Herewith, we expect that graduates will master scientific sciences and technologies so that they are able to think, act and behave well as scientists, apply the technology, knowledge, and skill into productive activities and dedication to society, and follow the global progress of sciences and technology.

After completing the educational program in the Faculty of Animal Science UGM and meeting all requirements, graduates are given title as Bachelor of Animal Science or Sarjana Peternakan (abbreviated as S.Pt.).

Graduate Profile

Professional Animal Engineer
Professional engineers are engineers who work professionally with an authority protected by the law in the scope of animal husbandry design and engineering to support a company or community in solving problems and increase their livestock business. Several professions in the animal husbandry are nutritionists, project feasibility auditors/assessors, breeding experts, biotechnology experts, Reproduction expert, Inseminator, butcher including halal butcher, and Halal Product Auditor.

Professional Livestock Farmer
Bachelor of Animal Science is equipped with basic competencies in the fields of biochemistry, microbiology, nutrition, feed, forage, biotechnology, production systems, genetics, breeding, reproduction, macro and micro economics, project analysis, communication, marketing, consumer behavior, food processing and technology, waste treatment, and farm, development planning. These competencies are the basis for continuing to the professional engineering level. Professionals in the livestock sector can also become livestock IT experts, data analysts, content creators, digital marketers, trainers, extension workers, journalists/reporters and consultants in the field of animal husbandry and other fields related to animal husbandry.

Business Leaders
Bachelor of Animal Science can work professionally in the private sector/BUMN/BUMD, Bank, or Non-Governmental Organization (NGO). The private sector/BUMN includes livestock industry manufacturing feed, supplements, medicines, cultivation, equipment, transportation, distribution, livestock slaughter, product processing, and marketing by applying scientific competence in management, nutrition, feed, production systems, digital recording, food processing technology, logistics, distribution, livestock health, and marketing. The Banking Sector includes banks and financial institutions to support livestock business by applying competencies in basic macro and micro economics, banking, credit, financial modeling, project evaluation, financial management, and animal production system and management. Non-governmental organizations including legal aid institutions, research institutions, or community empowerment institutions related with the livestock sector. This profile places a Bachelor of Animal Science in a managerial position such as Manager, Director, or Main Director.

Bachelor of Animal Science can work as an entrepreneur in the livestock sector by running a business or independent enterprises engaged in livestock agribusiness both upstream to downstream businesses like provision of production inputs, production system operation, output marketing, as well as supporting fields in the livestock business. This profession is expected to implement the competencies in product marketing management, designing production operations management, marketing, agribusiness management and technical sciences such as nutrition, production systems, and technology for processing food and livestock products

Bachelor of Animal Science can work professionally by developing science through research results and creating innovations with new technologies. This profession is expected to implement research competencies in the basic animal sciences as well its development related to biochemistry and microbiology, nutrition and feed, production systems, genetics, food technology and processing, livestock social-economics, and other topics related with research methods, project analysis and research management.

Bachelor of Animal Science can work professionally as Educators in Middle Schools (Teacher) or Higher Education (Lecturer) or in government or private institutions (Widyaiswara). This profession develops animal sciences through education, research, and community services and can also synergize with the government and businessmen. It needs competency in the animal sciences according to curriculum guidelines designed to educate and teach the basic animal sciences, its application, and its development to students.

Bachelor of Animal Science can work professionally in the central government or regional government related to animal husbandry. This profession implements governance managerial skill, planning, implementation, development supervision and evaluation, and designing policies related to animal husbandry development.