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The Department of Animal Science and Aquaculture in Dal's Faculty of Agriculture offers you the opportunity to learn about some of the most valuable resources on our planet. You can pursue a rewarding, hands-on education in animal production, aquaculture or agricultural biotechnology at the technicaldegree and graduate studies levels. Many of our world-class facilities are unique to the Atlantic region and include state-of-the-art technologies, a functional farm, expansive fields and an aquaculture centre. 
Discover more reasons why you should study here.

Animal Science Programs

Our use of animals and animal products continues to increase and the demand for animal-related occupations is growing with it. We rely on animals for food, for companionshiprecreation,transportationmedicine and to provide leather and fibre. In this program, you will get hands-on experience with the health and well-being of animals in whatever role they play. Learn more about Animal Science Programs at Dal.

Aquaculture Programs

Choose to major in Aquaculture for a fast-developing field that includes both food production and environmental conservation. In this program, you'll learn about the resources required to nurture fish, grow algae and manage water quality, among other topics. And you'll gain real-life experience at our state-of-the-art Aquaculture Centre. Learn more about Aquaculture Programs at Dal.