Themes like animal nutrition, animal health, animal welfare, levels of management, genetic diversity and socio-economic factors are all widely discussed in the Animal Sciences programme at the Wageningen University and Research . In that you can tackle problems related to sustainable livestock development as well as for management systems of livestock, companion and zoo animals.
Why this programme?
- Great deal of attention to knowledge development for sustainable animal husbandry.
- Unique programme in the Netherlands, tailor made to your study interests.
- International orientation with the opportunity to study or write your thesis abroad.
Within the master's programme you can choose one of the following specialisations to meet your personal interests.
- Genetics and Biodiversity
- Nutrition and Metabolism
- Global and Sustainable Production
- Adaptation, Health and Behaviour
- Molecule, Cell and Organ Functioning
- Animal Ecology
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- Genetic Improvement of Livestock
- Modern Statistics for the Life Sciences
- Population and Quantitative Genetics
- Sustainability Assessment of Animal Systems
- Health, Welfare and Management
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
Sept: Application via Studielink will open in October.
DisciplinesBiology Animal Sciences Genetics View 17 other Masters in Genetics in Netherlands
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- A WUR BSc degree in Animal Sciences, Dutch BSc in Biology, or equivalent.
- An assessment of the student's expertise in the following topics: Biology (animal biology and physiology), Natural sciences (chemistry) applied to the discipline of domesticated animals, Mathematics (differentiation, integration, first order differential equations, calculus, linear algebra), Research methodology including basics in statistics
- Transcript of records displaying the content of previous course subjects and project work;
- Curriculum vitae displaying relevant work, internship and/or project experience on an academic level in a relevant field if applicable.
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International19600 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19600 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA2314 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2314 EUR per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Wageningen
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.