The dairy industry is an important branch within the food industry. The Dairy Science and Technology specialisation at Wageningen University and Research focuses on the dairy production chain from primary production to technology and the consumer. Composition, quality, the nutritional value of milk and dairy products are important topics.
The demand for employees in this field is currently higher than the number of graduates from the Dairy Science and Technology programme.
Many recent graduates found, for example, the following jobs:
Of the previously graduated students, 50% works in the dairy industry, 35% in a university and 15% outside the field of Dairy Science and Technology.
As graduates progress in their careers, they usually advance to the management level.
The whole dairy chain with focus on milk and milk components:
You can apply until:
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You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
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Minimum required score (Grade C):
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Students who wish to enrol in the MSc Programme at Wageningen University must have:
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