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What can I do with my degree in Animal Science?

Other careers


An Animal Science degree may be useful in the following career areas:

Livestock Marketing Executive

Livestock marketing executives are involved with the promotion of products and services within the livestock sector. 
Job profile of a marketing executive from the Prospects website

Livestock Purchasing Manager

Livestock purchasing managers are responsible for buying livestock e.g. for food processing businesses where the produce is then supplied to the retail and catering sector.
Job profile of a purchasing manager from the Prospects website

Environmental Health Practitioners/Officers

Environmental health practitioners enforce and advise on public health regulations.
Job profile of an environmental health practitioners from the Prospects website

Charity Fundraiser

Charity fundraisers organise fundraising activities, motivate supporters to raise funds, recruit and manage volunteers, raise awareness of the charity, target trusts, write applications and make risk/costing analyses while updating databases.
Job profile of a charity fundraiser from the Prospects website


Gamekeepers are responsible for managing game animals and the countryside used for shooting and fishing events. 
Job profile of a gamekeeper from the National Careers Service website

Sales Representative (for Livestock, Feed, Equipment and Animal Health)

Sales representatives use their marketing skills and knowledge of animal nutrition to persuade dealers and livestock production facilities to buy products or services. 
Job profile of a sales representative from the AG Careers website 
Job profile of a sales representative from the National Careers Service website




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