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Best Educational Programs: ANIMAL SCIENCE

MOSCOW STATE ACADEMY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY NAMED AFTER K.I. SKRIABIN

Faculty of Animal Technology and Agribusiness

Bachelor’s program

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KOLOMIETS, Sergei Nikolaevich

Dean

 


Teaching staff. The Faculty of Animal Technology and Agribusiness is represented by the leading scientists in the field of livestock breeding. The faculty staff include 21 Doctors of Sciences and 41 Candidates of Sciences. The educational process is delivered by Academicians, Corresponding Members of the Russian Academy of Sciences, laureates of the Russian Federation Government Award in Science and Technology, holders of the titles of Honored Worker of Higher Education and Honored Worker of Science of the Russian Federation. The educational programs are implemented by six departments: the Department of Genetics and Farm Animal Breeding named after V.F. Krasota; the Department of Feeding and Feed Production; the Department of Zoological Hygiene and Poultry Breeding named after A.K. Danilova; the Department of Large Livestock Breeding and Mechanization; the Department of Small Livestock Breeding, Economics, Organization and Management of Farming Industry.

Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology offers some more best educational programs in the field of Agriculture and Fishery:

FOOD SAFETY MANAGEMENT - Bachelor’s program, Master's program

ANIMAL SCIENCE - Master's program

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Specialist’s program

Academy partners within the educational program. The classes are given not only in state-of-the-art laboratories, but also at agricultural enterprises, at biological and agricultural research universities. The academy established partnership relations with enterprises of Moscow, the Moscow Region, and other regions of Russia such as breeding farms, cynological kennels, hippodromes, state farms, and other types of livestock breeding enterprises.

Facilities and resources. Each faculty subdivision has the department branches where students study urgent issues of livestock breeding in practice. Beside a complete package of courseware, there are various electronic resources related to all disciplines.

The academy has six dormitories, a sports complex, where students and postgraduate students of the academy attend free specialized sports clubs of football, arm wrestling, judo, basketball, volleyball, power lifting, sambo, freestyle wrestling and Greco-Roman wrestling. The academy annually holds the interfaculty sport competitions in six athletic disciplines and organizes the Healthy Days for the teaching staff, students, postgraduate students and employees of the academy.

Opportunities for students. Bachelor graduates have an opportunity to pursue a Master’s degree and postgraduate studies. All departments of the faculty organize scientific student circles. This allows students to participate in research work and successfully complete a graduation thesis on a relevant theme.

Some alumni are employed following a request from organizations. Many of them work at agricultural executive bodies of the regions of the Russian Federation, at research institutions, at enterprises producing feeds and feed additives.

Employment prospects. Professional activities include productive and non-productive livestock breeding, livestock product processing.