Scope of Zoology

Asked by: Guest - 27 Jun 16
I have passed my 12th PCB and have joined Zoology (H). I am very much aware of the opportunities for higher studies in this field and the career prospects for the same.

Our expert said - 09 Jul 16
Zoology is the branch of science that deals with the study of animal kingdom. It is a 3 years course during graduation which is further divided into 6 semesters.

The further options for higher studies in this field are:
• M Sc Zoology
• M Sc Applied Zoology
• M Sc Zoology (H)
• PG Diploma in Life Science
• M Phil Zoology
• M Phil Life Science
• Ph D Zoology
• Ph D Life Science

Students studying zoology honors have diverse options for career. They play many roles in their work field with animals. Some of the job profiles offered are:

• Animal caretakers
• Animal behaviourist
• Animal trainer
• Animal rehabilitator
• Wildlife Biologists
• Zoo keeper and zoo curator
• Conservationist
• Researcher
• Wildlife educator / teacher etc.

Zoologists are employed at various places like zoos, museums, veterinary hospitals, animal clinics wildlife management firms, pest control companies, nature reserves, research sites, colleges and universities etc. With such a diverse scope, the students tend to get job opportunities in both Government and private organizations.

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