Master of Science (MSc) in Animal Science

The last study start for the MSc in Animal Science at the University of Copenhagen will be in September 2026. Afterward, the programme will transfer to the University of Aarhus.

At Animal Sciences, you study healthy animals. It may be production animals in agriculture, companion animals, horses or experimental animals. You will learn about sustainability, nutrition, breeding, genetics, animal behaviour and production management.

During the training you will be challenged to analyse problems and develop sustainable solutions from a holistic perspective that pays regard to people, animals and the environment.

As a Master in animal sciences, you are helping to shape the sustainable livestock production of the future. For example, you can work on food safety, production optimisation or development of sustainable fodder. 

The programme is in English.