MS Zoology

Zoology is a branch of science that deals with the study of animals. It concentrates on studying various kinds of animal species, their interactions with each other and the environment, and future challenges related to them. The degree program is designed to prepare students to investigate potential solutions to these potential challenges. MS Zoology is offered on completion of BSc in relevant fields. Zoology is grounded on three main pillars of sciences: general biology, chemistry, and Maths. MS Zoology is a combination of theory and practicals to promote excellence in learning. Universities have laboratories where students can acquire practical instruction and participate in zoology-related research programs. It is the perfect option for individuals who love animals and want to learn more about conserving them in the environment.

Core Courses

  • Herpetology
  • Economic zoology
  • Immunology
  • General parasitology
  • Endocrinology
  • Advanced analytical techniques
  • Applied fisheries
  • Advanced molecular biology

Eligibility Criteria

  • 16 years of education in relevant field.
  • 50% marks in previous degree.
  • Passing marks in entry test.


The scope of MS Zoology is very high in Pakistan and worldwide. As the world order is on the verge of change as a consequence of Climate Change, animals are on the frontline to suffer. As we all know the significance of animals for Earth’s sustainability, natural beauty, and survivability, there is a dire need for animal scientists who possess deep and critical knowledge of emerging issues related to animal species. These animal scientists are highly recruited by all the institutes, agencies, and welfare organizations working to conserve animals. Moreover, MS in zoology induces such expertise, creativity, and experiences. It opens unlimited doors of job opportunities for graduates in a wide range of disciplines because zoology covers various subjects under its umbrella, ranging from biostatistics to molecular biology. Following are some of the highly paid job opportunities for an animal scientist:

  • Universities
  • Institutes for ecology 
  • Environmental agencies
  • Veterinary healthcare
  • Molecular biology
  • Conservation and forest management
  • Public and private sectors 
  • Forensic department 
  • Environmental institutions 
  • Pathological laboratories

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