Aeres University of Applied Sciences offers students an English-language degree programme in the livestock sector for a successful career in one of the following professional profiles:
- Policy advisor/lobbyist
- Sales manager/account manager
- External relations officer
- Consultant animal health/welfare
The study programme is directed towards students who are interested in a study in the livestock sector, in particular in the field of animal health and welfare. Livestock are the focus of attention during this course, and you will receive extensive practical training. Consumers are demanding honest and sustainably produced food of high quality. Entrepreneurs have to meet increasingly higher demands in the field of animal welfare and food safety.
All of the above issues will be covered during the study, which includes modules such as advising, research, EU directives and regulations, animal nutrition and animal health. Aeres University of Applied Sciences is one of the foremost agricultural universities in the Netherlands in the field of entrepreneurship. As far as we are concerned it is not just about knowledge; it is also a question of developing yourself as an enterprising person.
Graduates often find a career within the industry, NGOs, government and other national and international institutions where animal health and welfare are important topics.
QUALIFICATION After successfully completing this one-year programme, graduates will receive an Ingenieur degree (bachelor’s honours degree) in Animal Husbandry.