Frequently Asked Questions about the MSc in Animal Science

Find answers to frequently asked questions about the admission and application procedure for the MSc in Animal Science.





We do not have the resources to pre-approve of your academic qualifications. Please make a self-assessment by looking at the admission requirements and compare them to your curriculum.

If you are in doubt, we recommend that you apply for admission, and let the Admissions Committee assess after the application deadline, if you meet the admission requirements.

See the list of documentation you need to upload when you apply for admission




Applicants have previously been admitted based on the following bachelor's degrees. Please note

  • that you are not guaranteed admission even if your bachelor’s degree is on the list
  • that you are welcome to apply for admission, if your bachelor’s degree is not on the list

After the application deadline, the Admissions Committee will assess if we can offer you admission to the programme.

  • Agriculture
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agricultural Science
  • Agriculture with focus on Animal Production and Health
  • Agronomy
  • Animal and Wildlife Sciences
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Animal Production
  • Animal Science
  • Animal Science and Aquaculture
  • Animal Science and Technology
  • Applied Animal Management
  • Arts, Agriculture and Animal Science
  • Aquaculture
  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Ethnology and Animal Welfare
  • Equine Management
  • Equine Sports Science
  • Natural Resources
  • Nature and Environmental Science
  • Veterinary Biosciences
  • Veterinary Biotechnology
  • Veterinary Hygiene and Ecology
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry
  • Zootechnical Engineering



We typically receive approximately 35 applications for admission to this programme. The programme accepts a maximum of 60 students.

Unfortunately, we cannot give you any indication of your chances of being accepted to the MSc in Animal Science.

Find information about prioritisation of applicants



Yes, you can still apply, if you expect to complete your bachelor’s degree before commencing the MSc at the end of August.

Please upload an official document from your home university that states when you are expected to graduate.

It is important that you account for the credits that do not yet figure on your transcript of records, documenting that you will finish your bachelor’s degree on time.







ECTS is an abbreviation for European Credit Transfer System. It is credit system created to make studies and courses more transparent European-wide and to replace or complement the different local (national) standards within Europe.

The credit system is based on the student workload required to achieve the objectives of a course or programme. The ECTS system requires that every assignment states the estimated number of student work hours needed to fulfil this requirement.

Please find information on how to convert ECTS here



Each year a limited number of scholarships will be available to applicants of non-EU/EEA countries.

Read more about scholarship options