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Animal Husbandry


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Within the Bachelor of Animal Husbandry, you can specialise in the following professional fields: Animals, Society and Business or Equine, Sports and Business.
If you specialise in Animals, Society and Business, you focus on nutrition, immunology and diagnostics, disease control, animal welfare and many other topics related to animals. Courses on marketing, management and business administration are given as well. You will also learn about applied research and scientific research methods and project management. The combination of knowledge you gain will allow you to set up projects for policy change and applied or scientific research, and to translate results into recommendations for everyday practice.
Or choose the specialisation Equine, Sports and Business. In Europe, millions of people are active in the equine sector. Think of breeding, sport, leisure or business activities at all different levels. During this Bachelor, you deal with topics such as nutrition, breeding, exercise physiology, training, rider physiology and psychology plus welfare and behaviour. In addition, subjects such as finance, managerial economics, management, marketing and international trade are important elements of the programme. Besides knowledge you also learn important skills like networking, advising, planning and organising.




Bachelor of Science


4 years

ECTS credits



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2023/2024

€ 2,314


Application requirements

One of the general admission requirements for all our 4-year Bachelor study programmes is a secondary school diploma, which is equivalent to the Dutch HAVO diploma. Examples of equivalent levels are the International Baccalaureate diploma or A-Levels.

It is highly recommended your diploma has a final examination in chemistry but this is not a mandatory admission requirement.

Language requirements

Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
Cambridge First Certificate in English
IELTS overall band
TOEFL internet based

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Tuition fees  
€ 2,314
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Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '23 1 Aug '23 1 Jul '23


You can check if you're eligible for scholarships that apply to this course.

Holland Scholarship

The Holland Scholarship is meant for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their bachelor’s or master’s in the Netherlands.


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