Poultry is a sustainable source of animal protein, which is highly efficient in converting feed to body mass. The growing demand for high-value animal protein has placed an increasing pressure on the livestock sector, making the poultry industry an important sector with a huge demand for qualified professionals.
To meet this demand, Ghent University is offering a unique postgraduate course in Poultry Health Sciences that aims to equip current and future professionals with knowledge, skills, and understanding to address the global and local challenges in future poultry production.
Poultry production requires a diverse range of knowledge, including management, husbandry, biosecurity, health, nutrition, disease control, sustainability, animal welfare, and food safety. The poultry industry supplies millions of jobs across the globe and over the next 10 years, thousands of qualified poultry professionals will be needed to meet the growing demand for animal protein.
Advanced Professional Training
The poultry industry requires advanced professional training to improve the expertise of its employees. Short technical training courses are available, but they are limited in time and focus only on the newest trends in poultry health issues. This postgraduate course in Poultry Health Sciences aims to fill this gap by offering an in-depth educational program that bridges the gap between research and field expertise.
The postgraduate in Poultry Health Sciences is a three-year program that offers online coursework supported by 5 weeks of onsite practical training and 2 weeks of externship. The online and distance learning offers students the flexibility of studying from anywhere and at any time over the internet. This new online postgraduate course offers a new way of combining innovative learning and teaching techniques with interaction between lecturers and fellow students from around the world.
The postgraduate in Poultry Health Sciences is already available in 3 continents: Latin America, Europe and Asia.
The course content is designed to educate students with diverse educational backgrounds and an interest in poultry health sciences. The program covers
- Basic Avian Sciences,
- Poultry Production,
- Husbandry & Biosecurity,
- Gut Health & Nutrition,
- Scientific Methods & Reasoning,
- Treatment & Prevention,
- Diseases of Poultry,
- Poultry Behaviour & Welfare,
- Food Safety,
- and Externship.
The program is designed to suit those in continuing employment or with other commitments.
Request More Information
For those looking to further their careers in the poultry industry, the postgraduate in Poultry Health Sciences provides the perfect opportunity to gain advanced knowledge and skills in poultry health sciences. If you would like more information about the postgraduate program, please request more information through the online platform provided by Ghent University. Our team will be happy to assist you with any questions you may have and guide you through the enrolment process.
Postgraduate in Poultry Health Sciences
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Reasons to join the Postgraduate in Poultry Health Sciences Program
Reason 1: Expand Your Career Opportunities
With the poultry industry booming, now is an ideal opportunity to join this postgraduate program and unlock a wealth of experience in poultry health sciences. The degree you will attain from us will give you skills that are highly sought after by veterinary practices, pharmaceutical companies, animal feed and additive businesses, research institutes and universities – all looking for experts just like yourself! This course could be your key to opening up new career avenues with unlimited possibilities.
Reason 2: Learn from Experts in the Field
By learning from esteemed professionals in poultry health sciences, this program offers you the latest trends and techniques. This will give you an unfair advantage to exceed your competitors as well as provide a sense of security knowing that you are staying up-to-date with a quickly changing industry.
Reason 3: Flexible and Convenient Learning
Our postgraduate program offers a unique blend of flexibility and in-person learning. This online course allows you to attend lectures, complete assignments, and conduct research from anywhere at any time—all while balancing work or other commitments! Additionally, the curriculum includes 5 weeks of onsite practical training as well as 2 weeks of externship experience that provides invaluable hands-on practice with networking opportunities.
Reason 4: Enhance Your Technical Skills
With this program, you will be able to acquire in-depth knowledge and valuable practical skills related to poultry health sciences. From managing them, providing proper nutrition and biosecurity measures, controlling diseases, improving sustainability practices for animal welfare as well as food safety – these are all crucial aspects that you can learn with us. Such comprehensive proficiencies will give your career an immense boost and help distinguish yourself from the rest of the competitors!
Reason 5: Global Networking Opportunities
This postgraduate program is readily available in 3 separate continents, granting students the opportunity to connect with others from all over the globe. By doing this, you can exchange expertise and ideas while also getting an international outlook on poultry health sciences. This network of contacts will prove invaluable for your professional growth in the future.