Zoology is the science of studying and understanding animals living on land, in freshwater or in the sea.
Communicate across species
Love interacting with animals? Fascinated by pets and their personalities?
Animal behaviour is psychology for the animal kingdom.
Study Zoology and Animal Science at Deakin and you’ll gain a broad understanding of the current field of zoology with an emphasis on the latest research and the development of practical and evidence-based decision-making skills.
Interactions between people and animals are increasing as we become more dependent on animals for companionship and food production, and strive to understand the greater pressures being placed on our unique native wildlife.
Become a leader in animal-friendly tourism.
As the demand for animal conservation and protection grows, so too does our need to understand the science of how animals function and interact with their environment.
The combined Zoology and Animal Science Degree at Western Sydney University provides you with hands-on experience and a range of skills including specialist knowledge of wildlife and domesticated animals, practical skills, the ability to think critically and solve problems.