Türkçe English Curriculum Key Learning Outcomes
Animal Science
General Description
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Brief History
Animal Science Department of Faculty of Agriculture of Bursa Uludag University was established in 1981. The first cycle (Bachelor) education was started in 1982 and the graduate and post graduate educations (M.Sc. and Ph.D.) were started in 1984. The Department is composed of three sections as Animal Husbandry, Feeds and Animal Nutrition and Biometry and Genetics.
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Qualification Awarded
Animal Science Department has the first cycle system of 240 ECTS credits on animal science field. The students completed four years of first cycle education with success are awarded with license diploma in animal science field.
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Level of Qualification
First Cycle
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Specific Admission Requirements
Candidates should have high school or equivalent school diploma and adequate score from University Entrance exam performed by Turkish Higher Education Council. In addition, there is no exam entrance from undergraduate completion programs.
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Specific arrangements for the recognition of prior learning
The provisions in “Regulation on Transfer among Associate and Undergraduate Degree Programs, Double Major, and Subspecialty and the Principals of Credit Transfer among Institutions in Higher Education Institutions” are applied.
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Qualification Requirements and Regulations
In order to receive bachelor degree The program students should complete all core and elective courses (totally 240 ECTS equivalent) with success and obtain at least 2.0 out of 4.0 Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) in order to obtain a license degree in Animal Science field. In order to receive MSc degree The students completed at least 21 credits of courses (equivalent to 60 ECTS) of the program or related programs with minimum 70 out of 100 weighted average and defending successfully the thesis about related field of the subject in front of an elected jury deserve M.Sc. degree in Animal Science. In order to receive doctoral degree (PhD) At least 24 credits of courses (equivalent to 60 ECTS) of the program or related programs are required to complete and successfully with 75 out of 100. The student should also defend a thesis of the subject successfully in front of an elected jury for PhD. Degree.
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Profile of The Programme
The aim of Animal Science department of Agriculture Faculty of Bursa Uludag University is educating zootechnics / Agriculture Engineer who comprehends situation and problems on agriculture and animal science fields and to solve the problems design and manage national and international projects in the frame of professional ethics.
Among its priority aims there are also conducting undergraduate and graduate education of the students and information support to public and private sectors.
Main working areas of Animal Science department of production, breeding, feeding, and genetically improvement of livestock have economic importance.
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Key Learning Outcomes & Classified & Comparative
1. Increase information skills in one of Animal Husbandry, Feeds and Animal Nutrition and Biometry and Genetics sections of animal science as over Master of Science (M.Sc.) qualification.
2. Take responsibility in national and international projects and presentation ability of results from these projects.
3. Evaluate novel developments and practice in animal science field, produce projects and solutions for current problems.
4. Gain the ability of preparing and presenting scientific article.
5. Develop and use the contemporary infrastructure and laboratory facilities needed for solutions of livestock sector.
6. Work in multidisciplinary fields and participate in the projects.
7. Produce solutions to problems in animal production field and gain the ability for presenting their solutions in written, oral and visual form.
8. Exchange information which obtained by exchanging research and technology to the public and the education.
9. Know how to use and develop information technologies, software and hardware technologies needed in animal science.
10. Behave according to scientific and professional ethic rules and have consciousness of working in limitations on his/her responsibilities and missions.
SKILLS Cognitive - Practical
  • Evaluate novel developments and practice in animal science field, produce projects and solutions for current problems.
  • Develop and use the contemporary infrastructure and laboratory facilities needed for solutions of livestock sector.
  • Gain the ability of preparing and presenting scientific article.
  • Exchange information which obtained by exchanging research and technology to the public and the education.
  • Take responsibility in national and international projects and presentation ability of results from these projects.
  • Know how to use and develop information technologies, software and hardware technologies needed in animal science.
  • Produce solutions to problems in animal production field and gain the ability for presenting their solutions in written, oral and visual form.
  • Work in multidisciplinary fields and participate in the projects.
KNOWLEDGE Theoretical - Conceptual
  • Produce solutions to problems in animal production field and gain the ability for presenting their solutions in written, oral and visual form.
  • Increase information skills in one of Animal Husbandry, Feeds and Animal Nutrition and Biometry and Genetics sections of animal science as over Master of Science (M.Sc.) qualification.
  • Know how to use and develop information technologies, software and hardware technologies needed in animal science.
  • Work in multidisciplinary fields and participate in the projects.
  • Evaluate novel developments and practice in animal science field, produce projects and solutions for current problems.
  • Gain the ability of preparing and presenting scientific article.
  • Develop and use the contemporary infrastructure and laboratory facilities needed for solutions of livestock sector.
  • Take responsibility in national and international projects and presentation ability of results from these projects.
COMPETENCES Field Specific Competence
  • Develop and use the contemporary infrastructure and laboratory facilities needed for solutions of livestock sector.
  • Exchange information which obtained by exchanging research and technology to the public and the education.
  • Know how to use and develop information technologies, software and hardware technologies needed in animal science.
  • Increase information skills in one of Animal Husbandry, Feeds and Animal Nutrition and Biometry and Genetics sections of animal science as over Master of Science (M.Sc.) qualification.
  • Produce solutions to problems in animal production field and gain the ability for presenting their solutions in written, oral and visual form.
  • Gain the ability of preparing and presenting scientific article.
  • Behave according to scientific and professional ethic rules and have consciousness of working in limitations on his/her responsibilities and missions.
  • Work in multidisciplinary fields and participate in the projects.
  • Evaluate novel developments and practice in animal science field, produce projects and solutions for current problems.
COMPETENCES Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility
  • Develop and use the contemporary infrastructure and laboratory facilities needed for solutions of livestock sector.
  • Gain the ability of preparing and presenting scientific article.
  • Produce solutions to problems in animal production field and gain the ability for presenting their solutions in written, oral and visual form.
  • Work in multidisciplinary fields and participate in the projects.
  • Take responsibility in national and international projects and presentation ability of results from these projects.
  • Evaluate novel developments and practice in animal science field, produce projects and solutions for current problems.
COMPETENCES Communication and Social Competence
  • Produce solutions to problems in animal production field and gain the ability for presenting their solutions in written, oral and visual form.
  • Exchange information which obtained by exchanging research and technology to the public and the education.
  • Work in multidisciplinary fields and participate in the projects.
  • Evaluate novel developments and practice in animal science field, produce projects and solutions for current problems.
  • Develop and use the contemporary infrastructure and laboratory facilities needed for solutions of livestock sector.
  • Take responsibility in national and international projects and presentation ability of results from these projects.
  • Behave according to scientific and professional ethic rules and have consciousness of working in limitations on his/her responsibilities and missions.
  • Gain the ability of preparing and presenting scientific article.
COMPETENCES Learning Competence
  • Develop and use the contemporary infrastructure and laboratory facilities needed for solutions of livestock sector.
  • Increase information skills in one of Animal Husbandry, Feeds and Animal Nutrition and Biometry and Genetics sections of animal science as over Master of Science (M.Sc.) qualification.
  • Work in multidisciplinary fields and participate in the projects.
  • Evaluate novel developments and practice in animal science field, produce projects and solutions for current problems.
  • Gain the ability of preparing and presenting scientific article.
  • Produce solutions to problems in animal production field and gain the ability for presenting their solutions in written, oral and visual form.
  • Behave according to scientific and professional ethic rules and have consciousness of working in limitations on his/her responsibilities and missions.
  • Know how to use and develop information technologies, software and hardware technologies needed in animal science.
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Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
The graduates have possibilities to work in the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and corresponded institutions, agricultural research institutes agricultural cooperatives, producers associations, small ruminants, large ruminants, and poultry farms, animal feed sector, and the foundation service in biotechnology area, several financial foundations, and municipalities, private sector establishments dealing with animal production, import and export. Besides, they can establish private farms and work as academicians at the universities.
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Access to Further Studies
The students who complete first cycle education can apply for MSc and PhD program if they have adequate score from ALES and foreign language examinations.
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Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
All of the students have to renew the registration to courses and to take the examination while they have to attend at least 70% of theoretical courses, at least 80% of practices. The students are performed at least one midterm examination and one final examination. Contributions of midterm examination and the other evaluation tools (homework, project, laboratory examinations, quiz, etc measure tools can be included to evaluation process) to achievement score is calculated as 50%, and that of final examination is calculated as 50%. All of the exams are evaluated over 100. There are an obligation as obtain 30 score from final exam. Raw achievement score to be also at least 50. A student who obtains one of the AA, BA, BB, CB or CC letter score is considered as successful for the course. DC and DD are conditional achievement scores. In order to a student who has DC or DD considered as successful for the course, his/her Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) to be at least 2.0 at his/her graduation stage.
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Graduation Requirements
To complete the program, they are required to pass all of the courses (equivalent to 240 ECTS), obtain at least 2.00 Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) out of 4.00 and complete the final study with success.
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Mode of Study
Full-Time
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Address and Contact Details
Prof. Dr. İbrahim AK (ZOOTEKNİ BÖLÜM BAŞKANI)
Bursa Uludağ Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Zootekni Bölümü, 16059, Görükle BURSA, TÜRKİYE
e-mail: selena@uludag.edu.tr
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Facilities
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
Prof. Dr. Aydın İPEK
aipek@uludag.edu.tr (0224 2941557)
Prof. Dr. Mehmet KOYUNCU
koyuncu@uludag.edu.tr (0224 2941556)
Prof. Dr. İbrahim ÇAKMAK
e-mail: ibrahimcakmak@uludag.edu.tr (0224 294 15 65)
Assoc.Prof.Dr. Bilgehan YILMAZ DİKMEN
Bilgehan@uludag.edu.tr
(224) 2941569
Assoc.Prof.Dr. Serdar DURU
sduru@uludag.edu.tr
(224)2941551
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Şeniz ÖZİŞ ALTINÇEKİÇ
ozis@gmail.com (0224 2941561)
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi. Nurcan KARSLIOĞLU KARA
nkara@uludag.edu.tr (0224 2941561)
Res. Asst. Dr. Süleyman Can BAYCAN
scbaycan@uludag.edu.tr (0224 2941561)
Res. Asst. Merve GÜNDÜZ
e-mail: mervegunduz@uludag.edu.tr
FEEDS AND ANIMAL NUTRITION
Prof. Dr. İbrahim AK
selena@uludag.edu.tr (0224 2941552)
Prof. Dr. İsmail FİLYA
ifilya@uludag.edu.tr
(0224 2941555)
Prof. Dr. Önder CANBOLAT
onder@uludag.edu.tr (0224 2941558)
Prof. Dr. Ekin SUCU
ekins@uludag.edu.tr
(0224 2941560)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Arda SÖZCÜ
ardasozcu@uludag.edu.tr (0224 2941561)
Res. Asst. Dr. Ömer ŞENGÜL
osengul@uludag.edu.tr
(224) 2941560
BIOMETRY AND GENETICS
Prof. Dr. Cengiz ELMACI
elmaci@uludag.edu.tr
(0224 2941554)
Prof. Dr. Yasemin ÖNER
onery@uludag.edu.tr (0224 2941561)
Department secretary
Suzan CERİ
zootekni@uludag.edu.tr
(0224 2941550)
Research and Practise Units
Sheep Breeding Unit
Dairy Cattle Breeding Units
Dairy Goat Breeding Units
Layers Units
Broiler Units
Free Range Unit
Quail Breeding Unit
Alternative Poultry Breeding Unit (Pheasant, Partridge)
Ostrich Raising Unit
Beekeeping production unit
Research and Practice Laboratory
Feeds and Animal Nutrition Laboratory
Feed Microbiology Laboratory
Genetic Variation Laboratory
Animal Husbandry and Breeding Laboratory
Beekeeping and Poultry Laboratory
Meat and Carcass Evaluation Laboratory
1. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
ZTK6181 ADVANCED TOPICS IN PHD THESIS I Compulsory 4 0 0 5
ZTK6191 THESIS CONSULTING I Compulsory 0 1 0 1
Click to choose optional courses. 24
Total 30
2. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
FEN6002 TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER, R-D AND INNOVATION Compulsory 2 0 0 2
ZTK6172 SEMINAR Compulsory 0 2 0 4
ZTK6182 ADVANCED TOPICS IN PHD THESIS II Compulsory 4 0 0 5
ZTK6192 THESIS CONSULTING II Compulsory 0 1 0 1
Click to choose optional courses. 18
Total 30
3. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
YET6177 PHD PROFICIENCY EXAMINATION Compulsory 0 0 0 10
ZTK6183 ADVANCED TOPICS IN PHD THESIS III Compulsory 4 0 0 5
ZTK6193 THESIS CONSULTING III Compulsory 0 1 0 15
Total 30
4. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
ZTK6184 ADVANCED TOPICS IN PHD THESIS IV Compulsory 4 0 0 5
ZTK6194 THESIS CONSULTANTS IV Compulsory 0 1 0 25
Total 30
5. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
ZTK6185 ADVANCED TOPICS IN PHD THESIS V Compulsory 4 0 0 5
ZTK6195 THESIS CONSULTING V Compulsory 0 1 0 25
Total 30
6. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
ZTK6186 ADVANCED TOPICS IN PHD THESIS VI Compulsory 4 0 0 5
ZTK6196 THESIS CONSULTING VI Compulsory 0 1 0 25
Total 30
7. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
ZTK6187 PHD SPECIALISED FIELD COURSE VII Compulsory 4 0 0 5
ZTK6197 THESIS CONSULTING VII Compulsory 0 1 0 25
Total 30
8. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
ZTK6188 PHD SPECIALISED FIELD COURSE VIII Compulsory 4 0 0 5
ZTK6198 THESIS CONSULTING VIII Compulsory 0 1 0 25
Total 30
1. Semester Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
ZTK6101 SCIENTIFIC PRINCIPLES OF MEAT PRODUCTION Optional 3 0 0 6
ZTK6105 BROILER AND TURKEY PRODUCTION Optional 3 0 0 6
ZTK6107 SHEEP AND GOAT BEHAVIOR Optional 3 0 0 6
ZTK6109 POULTRY PHYSIOLOGY SCIENTIFIC PRINCIPLES Optional 3 0 0 6
ZTK6111 BEE PRODUCTS AND UTILIZATION Optional 3 0 0 6
ZTK6113 SUSTAINABLE POULTRY PRODUCTION Optional 3 0 0 6
ZTK6201 FEED ADDITIVES Optional 3 0 0 6
ZTK6203 NUTRITIONAL ECOLOGY OF RUMINANTS Optional 3 0 0 6
ZTK6205 DIGESTIVE PHYSIOLOGY OF RUMINANTS Optional 3 0 0 6
ZTK6207 FORAGE SCIENCE Optional 3 0 0 6
ZTK6301 MOLECULAR GENETICS Optional 3 0 0 6
ZTK6303 MOLECULAR EVOLUTIONARY GENETICS Optional 3 0 0 6
ZTK6305 BEE HEALTH Optional 2 2 0 6
2. Semester Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
ZTK6102 ANIMAL WELFARE IN FARM ANIMALS Optional 3 0 0 6
ZTK6110 POULTRY BREEDING Optional 3 0 0 6
ZTK6112 MANAGEMENT OF HONEY BEE COLONY Optional 3 0 0 6
ZTK6114 SILKWORM BREEDING AND GENETICS Optional 3 0 0 6
ZTK6116 CLIMATIC ENVIRONMENT AND MANAGEMENT IN POULTRY PRODUCTION Optional 3 0 0 6
ZTK6202 NUTRIENT METOBOLISM OF RUMINANTS Optional 3 0 0 6
ZTK6204 THE BIOCHEMISTRY OF SILAGE Optional 3 0 0 6
ZTK6206 SCIENTIFIC PRINCIPLES OF POULTRY NUTRITION Optional 3 0 0 6
ZTK6302 CONSERVATION OF ANIMAL GENETIC RESOURCES Optional 3 0 0 6
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