Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences

Animal Husbandry

Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences
In Velp (Netherlands)
  • Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences

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Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Velp (Netherlands)
Duration 4 Years
Start Different dates available
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Velp (Netherlands)
  • Duration:
    4 Years
  • Start:
    Different dates available

Do you want to learn all about animal behavior, welfare, breeding, trade, or horsemanship combined with business management, marketing and innovation? Are you interested in a Bachelor with a practical approach? Study Animal Husbandry (BSc) at Van Hall Larenstein in the Netherlands.
Are you enterprising and do you have a passion for animals?
Dutch animal industry is dynamic and of a very high level. On an international scale, the Netherlands is a frontrunner in the field of breeding, nutrition and the wellbeing of animals. Will you contribute to further development in the industry? Will you support the people and businesses who are active in the horse industry? Or will you ensure that the Netherlands stays an important player in global livestock farming? Developments proceed at a rapid pace. Production in livestock farms is increasing rapidly, and this development coincides with an increasing focus on the health and well-being of animals. Will you take on the major challenges? The industry can certainly use well-trained specialists like yourself!
You can specialise in:
• Equine, Sports & Business
• Applied Animal Sciences

If you want to discover this incredible sector, register on Emagister website and you will be contacted to have further details about this programme.

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Velp (Netherlands)
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Larensteinselaan 26a, 6882 CT


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· Requirements

One of the general admission requirements this 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. Your diploma will be evaluated after VHL has received your complete application. You need to have A-levels or equivalent to be eligible to enter the first year of the Bachelor programme of your choice. You must also have a sufficient knowledge of the English Language* and basic computer skills.

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What you'll learn on the course

Animal Nutrition
Animal Care
Animal Behaviour
Animal Biology
Animal health
Event Management
Marketing Strategy

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Teaching Team
VHL Professors

Course programme

Content Programme

You will be following objective specific courses, doing practical periods and preparing an exciting graduation assignment. The programme is competency based: each theoretical subject supports workgroup situations in which students tackle practical problems and explore workable solutions. This means that you will be active from day one, learning to work independently as you collaborate with others. The programme culminates in practical placements and a thesis project conducted in an international setting.

Career opportunities

• Advisor on animal feed

• Project manager in agribusiness

• Account manager in horse insurance

• Event organiser

• Marketeer in an industry association

• Self-employed professional

• Animal expert

The world lies at your feet when you are a graduate student of Animal Husbandry.

Upon graduation from any of these programmes you will receive a Bachelor of Science degree. Our Bachelor programmes are accredited by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO).