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About

The two-year Animal Sciences programme from Wageningen University and Research is a continuation of a BSc in Animal Sciences or an equivalent programme in the field of livestock, companion animals and wildlife. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The language of instruction is English. The focus is to deliver skilled professional animal scientists who are well equipped to tackle problems related to sustainable livestock development as well as to the management of livestock and companion animals. The animal-human interaction plays an important role in this study programme. Themes like animal nutrition, animal health, animal welfare, levels of management, genetic diversity and socio-economic factors are all widely discussed.

Future career - Animal Sciences programme from Wageningen University and Research

What are your possibilities after graduating? 

Next to your specialisation in animal sciences, you can also choose to deepen your knowledge on topics outside the domain of animal sciences. Through a research practice at different chair groups, you can prepare for a specific type of career.

Programme Structure

Specializations:
  • Genetics and Biodiversity
  • Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Global and Sustainable Production
  • Adaptation, Health and Behaviour
  • Molecule, Cell and Organ Functioning
  • Animal Ecology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Sept: Application via Studielink will open in October.

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

General requirements for enrolment in any MSc programme at Wageningen University & Research are:

  • A BSc degree (or equivalent) in a field of science relevant to your selected programme
  • Sufficient academic performance throughout your BSc degree, as shown by an average unweighted mark that meets the required minimum, as determined in the International credentials evaluation guide
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken

More information about the requirements for admission (e.g. the English language proficiency) can be found via the link below:

Applicants for the MSc programme of Animal Sciences should have a relevant BSc degree in animal sciences, biology, ecology, aquatic/marine sciences, fisheries, or natural/technical sciences related to animals. A Dutch bachelor degree (HBO) related to one of the topics mentioned above is also relevant for admission to the MSc programme of Animal Sciences.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17616 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 17616 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1084 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 1084 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Wageningen

700 - 800 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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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