Best Educational Programs: ANIMAL SCIENCE


Faculty of Technological Management

Bachelor’s programme

Master’s programme

Postgraduate programme


BELIK, Nikolay Ivanovich

Dean of the Faculty


Programme presentation. The Faculty carries out training of highly qualified personnel for Russian agro-industrial complex. The educational activity in “Animal Science” has been conducted since 1930. Since then more than 7000, students have obtained di-plomas of zootechnicians and zooengineers. Material and technical facilities include the academic and laboratory building, vivarium, horse-riding school (20 horses), sports complex “Kolos” (1500 square meters) and a dormitory for 150 places. There are educational and research innovative laboratories “Feeding and metabolism”, “Small animal science”, “Technology of milk and meat products”.

Training of specialists in three research areas is carried out within the Postgraduate and Doctorate programmes. In 2014 the study programme “Animal Science” underwent state accreditation and international public accreditation by the National Centre for Public Accreditation.

Teaching staff. There are 35 staff members including 1 Academician and 2 Corresponding Members of the RussianAcademy of Sciences, 16 Doctors and 19 Candidates of Sciences and 1 winner of the RF President grant for young Candidates of Sciences. 100% of teachers have academic degrees and titles. There are three research schools and the Dissertation Council D 220.062.01.

Competitiveness of students. At present, at the Faculty there are 5 holders of personal grants including the grants of the RF President and the Governor of the Stavropol Region. About 82% of students participate in research work in the Student Research Society. Many of them are winners and prize winners of international, national and regional contests for the best research work among students, postgraduates and young researchers of the HEIs of the Ministry of Agriculture in the nominations “Agricultural Sciences”, “Biological Sciences”, “Technology of Production and Processing of Agricultural Products” and the programmes U.M.N.I.K and START and have grants and medals of the exhibition of Research and Technical Creativity of Youth.

Interaction with employers. Every year the educational programme is proved to be consistent with strategic partners – the leading agro-industrial regional companies on the base of which the student training is realised. Leading specialists of these companies are involved in the educational process and the Final State Attestation.