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Animal Nutrition

Master (2 years) of Animal Nutrition, 120 ECTS
Agriculture and environment

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Aarhus
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/sustainableanimalnutritionandfeeding/

Description

The double degree programme in Animal Nutrition prepares students to solve the animal nutrition challenges of the future. As the global demand for food increases, scientists and experts who can come up with solutions are in ever-greater demand. This degree offers a unique programme for talented students in a high-ranking international research environment that equips them to come up with the solutions of tomorrow.

Career Opportunities  

Graduates of this programme are in very high demand and can take advantage of Aarhus University’s extensive professional network and strong industry partnerships. Students typically find careers in feed companies, consultancies, government departments, and educational institutions.

About the Degree

This course delivers a top-quality programme from two leading European universities – Aarhus University in Denmark and Wageningen University in the Netherlands. Students follow a specific, in-depth animal nutrition programme with a focus on feeding and the nutrition of food-producing animals, taking a multidisciplinary approach to productivity, animal health and welfare, and environmental aspects. The course links to international feed companies and its setting is international and intercultural. It supports students in working with scientists and specialists at global research facilities. Students will gain international experience and will meet fellow students from all over the world. 

On completion of the programme, students will have not only state-of-the-art knowledge of their specialism, but an international profile and network. Graduating students will receive a degree from both universities – a double degree. 

Aarhus University’s research in agricultural sciences is cutting-edge and places it in the front rank of agricultural science institutions worldwide. The core areas of research are: climate and natural resources, environment and bioenergy, organic farming, food quality, farm animal production, and plant production. 

Sustainability is a fundamental principle. The goal is to seek solutions that contribute to environmentally and economically sustainable development of the agricultural and food industries.

Agricultural sciences at Aarhus University rank ninth in the world in the 2016 US News Best Global Universities ranking, and tenth in the 2016 National Taiwan University ranking. Agriculture and Forestry at AU are ranked between 51 and 100 in the 2017 QS world university rankings by subject.

Admission

To find out more about admission to the MSc in Animal Nutrition systems  please visit the programme’s website.

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
 http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

Tuition

Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



EU/EEA/Swiss

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

Application date
Jan 15
Start date
Sep 01

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