M.Sc. Zoology is a two-year postgraduate programme that encompasses the study of existing and extinct animals. Under this programme, the students acquire adequate knowledge of Biodiversity and anatomy of animals. Students pursuing M.Sc. Zoology learn about the characteristics and evolution of animal life. The course also addresses the causes of loss of habitat, disease and effect of climate change on animal life.
In addition, the M.Sc. Zoology course also introduces the genetic evolution and the environmental conditions necessary for the well being and existence of animal diversity.
M.Sc. Zoology is an advanced course that focuses on modern technology to study various aspects of animals life.
M.Sc. Zoology course equally covers theoretical and practical sessions to help students understand the concepts in a better way. Students with an interest in the animal ecosystem and seeking in-depth knowledge of the animal kingdom, their evolution and behavior can opt M.Sc. Zoology after the completion of an appropriate Bachelors degree course.
- After the successful completion of the Programme, the students have ample chances for getting attractive jobs elsewhere, as Teachers, Lecturers, Technical advisors, Project assistants, Research assistants etc.
- He/she can directly go for taking a research degree.
- As there are so many vacancies in the ordinary and modern biological fields, one can be placed in any one of these fields such as Biotechnology, telemedicine, Molecular biology, Gene mapping , Haematology etc.
- There are various competitive examinations conducted by Government of India like NET, GATE etc and Foreign Universities like GRE, GMAT, IELTS, TOEFL, SAT and ACT and if the candidate score well, they will get good chances for higher studies or will be placed well.
- With some additional certificates, as for example Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) certificate (quality control), the students can be able to get good jobs in private or public sectors in India as well as abroad.
- They can be a part of short duration Projects, governed by Central or State Governments; and after the tenure, they will most probably be absorbed by the organizations.