A complete and total update in Animal Production and Health with the most complete and effective training program on the online educational market"

The globalization that has emerged in recent years and its relationship with animal health and, therefore, with public health, is a topic of worldwide interest. The increase in international trade and structural changes in the State have favored the emergence and spread of global health phenomena that represent risks, challenges and opportunities for producers and consumers. This is turn has posed serious challenges for health agencies, professionals and educational institutions. 

Within the concept of globalization where this module arises, the student will be able to analyze the concept of "One Health", examining the contribution of veterinarians to this concept which is of such great importance on a global level. Similarly, the veterinarian will identify organizations such as FAO and OIE and their functions. 

The rational use of natural capital in any profession requires the training of highly competitive professionals with clear bioethical principles, knowledge of the laws of nature and who are committed to sustainable human development. 

The first part of the module analyzes the different implications of ecology in animal health by analysing population ecology, environmental impact and the use of natural resources in sustainable development in different animal species of economic importance and wild species. 

The second part of the module - “Animal Welfare” - focuses on the different implications of the well-being of animals. This part of the module aims to provide the professional with specialized knowledge about the proper functioning of the organism, the behavioral state, and the requirements and needs, focused on the measurement of Wellness.

It also develops the necessary skills to provide advice and guidance on the various aspects related to the science of Animal Welfare, analyzing the scientific, legislative and ethical foundations.  

The veterinary professional will be able to propose preventive measures, as well as to solve the main problems generated by welfare deficiencies in different animals.

Join the elite, with this highly effective educational training and open new paths to help you advance in your professional progress"

This Postgraduate Diploma in Animal Production and Health contains the most complete and up-to-date scientific program on the market. The most important features include:

  • The latest technology in online teaching software
  • A highly visual teaching system, supported by graphic and schematic contents that are easy to assimilate and understand
  • Practical cases presented by practising experts
  • State-of-the-art interactive video systems
  • Teaching supported by telepractice
  • Continuous updating and recycling systems
  • Autonomous learning: full compatibility with other occupations
  • Practical exercises for self-evaluation and learning verification
  • Support groups and educational synergies: questions to the expert, debate and knowledge
  • Communication with the teacher and individual reflection work
  • Content available from any fixed or portable device with internet connection
  • Supplementary documentation databases are permanently available, even after the course

A complete training program that will allow you to acquire the most advanced knowledge in all the areas of intervention of a specialized veterinarian"

Our teaching staff is made up of professionals from different fields related to this specialty. In this way we ensure that we deliver the educational update we are aiming for. A multidisciplinary team of professionals trained and experienced in different environments, who will develop the theoretical knowledge in an efficient way, but above all, they will bring their practical knowledge from their own experience to the course: one of the differential qualities of this training. 
The efficiency of the methodological design of this Professional Master's Degree, enhances the student's understanding of the subject. Developed by a multidisciplinary team of e-learning experts, it integrates the latest advances in educational technology. This way, you will be able to study with a range of comfortable and versatile multimedia tools that will give you the operability you need in your training.  
The design of this program is based on Problem-Based Learning: an approach that conceives learning as a highly practical process. To achieve this remotely, we will use telepractice learning: with the help of an innovative interactive video system, and learning from an expert, you will be able to acquire the knowledge as if you were actually dealing with the scenario you are learning about. A concept that will allow you to integrate and fix learning in a more realistic and permanent way. 

With the experience of working professionals and the analysis of real success stories, in a high-impact training approach"

With a methodological design based on proven teaching techniques, this innovative course will take you through different teaching approaches to allow you to learn in a dynamic and effective way"


The contents have been developed by different experts, with a clear purpose: to ensure that our students acquire each and every one of the skills necessary to become true experts in this field.

A complete and well-structured program that will take you to the highest standards of quality and success.

A comprehensive teaching program, structured in well-developed teaching units, oriented towards learning that is compatible with your personal and professional life"

Module 1. Important Aspects of Animal Production and Health 

1.1. Animal Production 

1.1.1. Introduction 
1.1.2. Current Situation of the Sector 
1.1.3. Role of the Veterinarian 

1.2. Animal Production Systems 

1.2.1. Intensive 
1.2.2. Alternative Systems Extensive Production Ecological Production 

1.3. Livestock Production 

1.3.1. Biosecurity Measures 
1.3.2. Vaccination and Treatment Plans 

1.4. Health in the Livestock Sector  

1.4.1. Concept of Animal Health  
1.4.2. Animal Identification Systems 
1.4.3. Movements of Animals For Slaughter 

1.5. Animal Welfare 

1.5.1. Current Situation 
1.5.2. Animal Welfare Measures 

1.6. Impacts of Livestock Production on Public Health  

1.6.1. Concept of One Health 
1.6.2. Zoonotic Diseases Main Zoonotic Diseases Declaration to the Competent Authority 

1.6.3. Resistance to Antibiotics Importance of Antibiotic Resistance Categorization of Antibiotics from the Point of View of their Use in Animals 

1.7. Impact of Animal Production on Food Safety 

1.7.1. Food Safety 
1.7.2. Major Foodborne Diseases 
1.7.3. Declaration 

1.8 Notifiable Diseases of Livestock

1.8.1. Introduction 
1.8.2. Main Diseases 
1.8.3. Notification 

1.9. Competent Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health Authorities 

1.9.1. Introduction 
1.9.2. National Veterinary Corps 
1.9.3. Regional Offices and Veterinary Units 

1.10. Reference Laboratories 

1.10.1. Introduction 
1.10.2. Sensitivity and Specificity 
1.10.3. Sample Collection Tables 

Module 2. Animal Nutrition and Feed 

2.1. Introduction to Animal Nutrition and Feed 

2.1.1. Grazing
2.1.2. Silages
2.1.3. Feedstuffs
2.1.4. Agro-industrial By-products
2.1.5. Supplements
2.1.6. Biotechnological Products

2.2. Food Analysis and Composition 

2.2.1. Water and Dry Matter
2.2.2. Proximate Determination of Foods
2.2.3. Protein and Non-protein Nitrogen Analysis
2.2.4. Fiber Determination
2.2.5. Mineral Analysis

2.3. Nutritional Value of Animal Feeds

2.3.1. Digestibility
2.3.2. Crude and Digestible Protein
2.3.3. Energy Content

2.4. Nutrition and Digestion in Monogastric Animals 

2.4.1. Digestive Processes in Swine
2.4.2. Digestive Processes in Poultry
2.4.3. Digestive Processes in Dogs and Cats
2.4.4. Prececal Digestion in Horses
2.4.6. Absorption and Detoxification 

2.5. Nutrition and Digestion in Ruminants and other Herbivores

2.5.1. Dynamics of Digestion in Ruminants
2.5.2. Control and Modification of Rumen Fermentation
2.5.3. Alternative Digestion Sites 
2.5.4. Digestion and Environment

2.6. Absorption and Metabolism  

2.6.1. Metabolism of the Main Components of Food
2.6.2. Metabolism Control

2.7. Animal Feeding 

2.7.1. Nutritional Requirements of Maintenance
2.7.2. Nutritional Requirements during Growth
2.7.3. Nutritional Requirements during Reproduction
2.7.4. Lactation
2.7.5. Voluntary Feed Intake

Module 3. Ecology and Animal Welfare 

3.1. Introduction to Ecology

3.1.1. Ecology Definition 
3.1.2. Abiotic Factors
3.1.3. Biotic Factors 
3.1.4. City
3.1.5. Community

3.2. Population Ecology

3.2.1. Reproductive Patterns 
3.2.2. Extinction 
3.2.3. Biogeography
3.2.4. Interspecific Competition

3.3. Environmental Impact 

3.3.1. Definition 
3.3.2. Causes of Environmental Deterioration 
3.3.3. Population Growth 
3.3.4. Consumerism 

3.4. Natural Resources 

3.4.1. Renewable and Non-Renewable Resources
3.4.2. Alternative Energy Sources
3.4.3. Protected Areas
3.4.4. Sustainability and Sustainable Development

3.5. General Aspects of Animal Welfare  

3.5.1. Concept of Animal Welfare Introduction History 

3.5.2. Definitions of Animal Welfare Historical Definitions of Animal Welfare 

3.5.3. Impact of the Environment on Animal Welfare  
3.5.4. Health Alert Plans  
3.5.5. Physiology and Biochemistry Introduction 

3.5.2. Physiology 
3.5.3. Biochemistry 
3.5.4. The Five Animal Needs Suitable Environment Adequate Diet Normal Behavior Adequate Housing Pain, Suffering, Injury and Illness 

3.5.5. Stress and Animal Welfare Relationship between Stress and Animal Welfare  

3.5.6. Social Aspects of Animal Welfare  
3.5.7. Principles of Animal Welfare What are the Basic Principles of Animal Welfare? 

3.5.8. Assessment of Animal Welfare Important Aspects to evaluate Animal Welfare  

3.6. Animal Behavior  

3.6.1. Applied Ethology What is Ethology? Application of Ethology  

3.6.2. Learning and Social Behavior Types of Behavior Social Behavior 

3.6.3. Biology of Animal Suffering  
3.6.4. Food  
3.6.5. Normal and Abnormal Behavior Patterns Normal Behavior Abnormal Behaviors 

3.6.6 Interactions Between Groups of Animals Types of interactions 

3.6.7. Causes of Stress Types of Interactions Stressors Physiological Responses to Stress 

3.6.8. General Adaptation Syndrome  
3.6.9. Animal Sense Organs in Relation to Stress and Injury Introduction Sensory Organs 

3.6.10. Animal Welfare and Ethology Introduction Relationship of Sciences in Animal Welfare 

3.7. One Health  

3.7.1. One Welfare, One Health Introduction to One Health Economic and Environmental Benefits Health Benefits 

3.7.2. International Animal Welfare Standards 
3.7.3. World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) 
3.7.4. OIE International Standards 
3.7.5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 
3.7.6. World Animals Protection (WAP) 
3.7.7. Animal Welfare Standards on the Farm 
3.7.8. International Consumers  
3.7.9. Welfare Quality Project Introduction Types of Valuations 

3.7.10 Animal Welfare Labeling 

3.8. Legislation  

3.8.1. Animal Ethics and Legislation Introduction Veterinary Ethics in Animal Welfare 

3.8.2. National and International Legislation on Animal Welfare 
3.8.3. Animal Welfare Legal Framework 
3.8.4. Specific Legislation on Animal Welfare in Farms.  
3.8.5. Legislation Related to Religious Rites 
3.8.6. Regulations in this Area  
3.8.7. Economic Importance of Implementing Animal Welfare Legislation  
3.8.8. Proposals in Administrative-Criminal Matters 
3.8.9. Animal Welfare, Protection, and Law in Legislation  
3.8.10. Directives, Standards, and Protocols  

3.9. Animal Welfare Indicators 

3.9.1. Types of Indicators  
3.9.2. Biomarkers of Stress as Indicators of Animal Welfare Types of Indicators  

3.9.3. Welfare Assessment Protocols  
3.9.4. Criteria for Animal Welfare Assessment  
3.9.5. Animal Welfare Problems and Their Effects on Animal Health and Production 
3.9.6. Health  
3.9.7. Diseases  
3.9.8. Physiology and Biochemistry 
3.9.9. Productivity  
3.9.10. Stressors Introduction Types of Stressors 

3.10. Welfare in the Different Species  

3.10.1. Animal Welfare in Production 
3.10.2. Laboratory Animal Welfare Experimental Animals 

3.10.3. Animal Welfare in Dogs  
3.10.4. Animal Welfare in Cats  
3.10.5. Animal Welfare in Exotic Species Exotic Animals in Zoos Unconventional Animals 

3.10.6. Animal Welfare in Pigs  
3.10.7. Animal Welfare in Chickens  
3.10.8. Environmental Enrichment Types of Enrichment Food Enrichment Social Enrichment Sensory Enrichment 

3.10.9. Biosafety  
3.10.10. Mutilations Introduction Types of Mutilations