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Master in Animal Production – Curricular structure

Curricular structure

The subjects will be taught primarily at the Montes Claros Campus. In order to make the academic activities of professors at the Veterinary School of UFMG available in the ICA-UFMG, the methodology will employ video-conferencing and / or the offer of condensed subjects.

The graduate student in animal production at UFMG must attend 18 credits: 4 (four) compulsory and 14 (fourteen) optional.

The compulsory subjects will comprise: Seminars I and II, both with two credits and workload of 30 hours each. Academic production and dissertation defense are also considered mandatory activities, however, these activities do not generate credits. The student must be enrolled in these activities to proceed with the dissertation defense. Whit respect to optional subjects, the student together with his guidance committee must organize the master’s study plan within the chosen line of research. 

Academic activities of the Master Course in Animal Production

Seminar I
Seminar II
Academic production
Dissertation defense
Teaching internship
Basic Statistics
Experimental statistics on animal production
Special Topics I
Special Topics II
Special Topics III
Methodologies of teaching and learning applied to higher education
Human relations in higher education
Animal biochemistry
Non-ruminants Nutrition
Ruminants Nutrition
Studies of foods
Analysis of foods
Agroforestry and pastures
Production of dairy cattle
Production of beef cattle
Poultry
Production of small ruminants
Integration of crop-livestock-forestry
The use of native plants as functional and phytotherapeutic feeding
Microbial ecology in animal production
Integrated production control of animal parasitoses
Sanitary management in animal production
Hygienic-sanitary and quality control programs applied in agricultural foodstuffs
Dairy Technology
Food Microbiology
Microbiology of milk and derivatives
The Effects of nutrition and management on milk quality