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International Pig Management


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The main focus of this study is the management of a pig (hog) farm in your role as entrepreneur or advisor with high quality lecturers (from practice) and practical training.
Focus of this program is: pig business advisor, pig farm manager, pig farm entrepreneur. Globalization and get a license to exist, produce and sell become more common worldwide, with different cultures, legislation and human resource management. The Netherlands plays a leading role in pig with this chain approach. You will learn how to deal with differences in international pig farming. The main focus is the management of a pig farm with these challenges. The program contains assignments on farm level, applied lectures and practical training.
Four modules:
• Pig specialist and advisor
• Entrepreneur
• Company placement or on ‘complex’ farm
• Thesis

Pig specialist and advisor
• You are able to make an applied farm analysis with translation to economic results
• Get into depth with feeding, health, breeding, feed management and put these in practice!
• Lots of practical training on the job (understand, advice and optimize in practice)

• Understanding markets and consumer demands
• Dealing with culture differences and eating habits
• Human Resource Management in different circumstances
The programme is offered to a mixed group of international and Dutch students.






1 year

ECTS credits



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2024/2025

€ 2,530

€ 9,434


Application requirements

Information not available

Language requirements

TOEFL paper based
IELTS overall band

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Tuition fees  
€ 2,530
€ 9,434
Information not available
Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '24 1 May '24 1 May '24


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

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.

Lifelong Learning Programme: Erasmus


Aeres University of Applied Sciences

Main address
De Drieslag 4
8251 JZ Dronten
088 - 0206000

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