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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.Within the Bachelor of Animal Husbandry, there are 2 specialisations: With Equine, Sports and Business, you will learn how to make a difference in the international equine sector as for example a horse trader, breeding expert or event manager. During your studies, half of your time you will spend on studying topics related to the horse. You will learn about nutrition, animal behaviour and welfare. The other half of your time will be spend on the business side of the equine world with courses on marketing, event management and entrepreneurship. Right from the start you will be part of the programme’s extensive international network. If you specialise in Animals, Society and Business, you will learn everything about cows, sheep and poultry and how to run a healthy, sustainable business. You will already start developing innovative business models during your studies that serve the interests of the animal, the farmer and society. You will also ponder ethics questions surrounding animal welfare. Consider the separation of calves and cows, the docking of pigs’ tails and the fact that male animals are considered redundant in the egg industry. And what about biodiversity and the agricultural sector’s impact on the environm




Bachelor of Science


4 years

ECTS credits



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2024/2025

€ 2,530


Application requirements

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Language requirements

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

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Tuition fees  
€ 2,530
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Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '24 1 Jun '24 1 Jul '24
1 Sep '25 1 Jun '25 1 Jul '25


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NL Scholarship

The NL 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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