Bachelor's Degree in Biological & Life Sciences in Netherlands

Compare Bachelor Programs in Biological & Life Sciences in Netherlands 2017

Biological & Life Sciences

A Bachelor's degree can lead educational doors, provide opportunity for career advancement, or lay the groundwork for the pursuit of an advanced degree. Our goal is to help prospective students navigate the program selection process successfully. We do things easy by streamlining the search.

Bachelor degrees in Biological and Life Sciences are concerned with the understanding of living things. Its teachings range from biology, functioning of organisms and the organization of animal and vegetable kingdoms to the molecular level of chemical interaction.

The Netherlands is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, consisting of twelve provinces in North-West Europe and three islands in the Caribbean. English speaking students will have no problems finding suitable courses. For international students applying to universities in the Netherlands, several scholarships are available.

Top Bachelor Programs in Biological & Life Sciences in Netherlands 2017

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Bachelor in International Farm Management

HAS University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Netherlands Venlo

International Farm Management is a unique study. Students learn how to manage the production process of animals and plants in class as well as on the job where successful entrepreneurs will share their experiences. The combination of the different types of education and the interesting contents of the courses, make the study of International Farm Management challenging, exciting and fun. [+]

Best Bachelors in Biological & Life Sciences in Netherlands 2017. Even though the Netherlands is small, its agri-business is leading in the export of flowers, seeds, meat, knowledge, and complete growing systems. A student of International Farm Management will become a ‘green’ business professional with a solid base of Dutch and international experience. After graduation, students will have careers that fit to their talents and ambition. They will make a significant contribution to society and agri-business worldwide.. For example to contribute to society in a sustainable way, to take care of the production of animals and plants to feed 9 billion people. To find solutions that help entrepreneurs to improve their management and Profit, with an open eye for the other 2 P’s of People and Planet. International Farm Management is a unique study. Students learn how to manage the production process of animals and plants in class as well as on the job where successful entrepreneurs will share their experiences. The combination of the different types of education and the interesting contents of the courses, make the study of International Farm Management challenging, exciting and fun. Programme Students learn on the job Students learn all about plants and animals Students learn about business in an international context In the first year students have courses about the production processes of plants and animals in class as well as ‘on the job’. They will have the chance to apply their knowledge in practice. In the second year, students also focus on... [-]

Bachelor International Fresh Business Management

Fontys Venlo Campus
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Netherlands Venlo

Delicious tomatoes on the vine, healthy nutritious salads, a rich variety of colourful flowers and plants, new sustainable ways of poultry and meat production, etc. On a daily basis, the innovative and diverse agribusiness region between the rivers Rhine and Maas in the Netherlands and Germany is working [+]

Delicious tomatoes on the vine, healthy nutritious salads, a rich variety of colourful flowers and plants, new sustainable ways of poultry and meat production, etc. On a daily basis, the innovative and diverse agribusiness region between the rivers Rhine and Maas in the Netherlands and Germany is working on pleasing the growing demands of the dynamic market in Europe and abroad. To find all these fresh products in today’s supermarkets is regarded as absolutely normal. But how do they find their way to the shopping baskets of the consumers? How are they produced, packed, traded, transported and sold? Who ‘develops’ new food concepts? And, very important, how is it guaranteed that everything is good and healthy and ‘value for money’? All these questions and many more, are answered by professionals in the world of the fresh industry. The new Fontys study programme “International Fresh Business Management (IFBM)” will precisely answer this question. From production to consumers, a product finds its way through a lot of hands. It follows a chain of further processing steps –the so called Fresh Supply Chain. The product will be further processed, repackaged, refined and appear in commercials. Many steps and people are involved, until a product finds its way to the plate of the consumer in a fresh condition. International Fresh Business Management is a study course that combines marketing, logistics, economics and the knowledge of the fresh chain for local, regional and international markets. Food marketing addresses all relevant aspects for selling fresh products:... [-]


Bachelor in Life Sciences

HAN University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Netherlands Nijmegen

The Bachelor in Life Sciences program at HAN University of Applied Sciences is a hands-on four-year Bachelor course that is taught in English. During your studies, you gain theoretical knowledge, but you also spend more than half of your time doing practical work. So when you graduate, you are well prepared for the job market. [+]

Best Bachelors in Biological & Life Sciences in Netherlands 2017. Bachelor in Life Sciences The medical and pharmaceutical industry is constantly looking for new ways to prevent and cure diseases. Plant development companies try to develop new ways to optimise the growth and production of crops. Environmental companies look for innovative solutions to environmental problems. Dedicated professionals working in laboratories all over the world are at the heart of this research. Become one of them by studying Life Sciences at HAN! Course Start September 2017 Course overview Life Sciences at HAN University of Applied Sciences is a hands-on four-year Bachelors course that is taught in English. During your studies, you gain theoretical knowledge, but you also spend more than half of your time doing practical work. So when you graduate, you are well prepared for the job market. Life Sciences is the international and English-language equivalent of the Biology stream within the Dutch Bachelors course Biologie en Medisch Laboratoriumonderzoek (Biology and Medical Laboratory Research). Except for the language of instruction, the two courses are identical in terms of both content and level. Orientation The 1st year offers an orientation to the life sciences: you learn about fundamental theories and lab techniques. You apply your new knowledge in small group projects dealing with problems from the field of life sciences. These projects help you to develop your problem-solving and communication skills. They also give you insight into current issues that are relevant to professional practice. Increasing independence Over the next three... [-]

Bachelor International Food & Agribusiness

HAS University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Netherlands Hertogenbosch

International Food & Agribusiness is about international sustainable entrepreneurship. That means it’s about doing international business, with respect for people and planet. It’s about learning [+]

Bachelor International Food & Agribusiness

 

English-taught

 

International Food & Agribusiness is about international sustainable entrepreneurship. That means it’s about doing international business, with respect for people and planet. It’s about learning how to build bridges between different kinds of worlds; between profit and non-profit organisations and between national and international affairs.During your studies you learn about food systems all over the world. You will find out what sustainable food production means, and understand the relationship between food and health. You will learn about global food supply. You will know all about international business and you will comprehend corporate social responsibility.International Food & Agribusiness focuses on how to deal with today’s decline of natural food and energy sources. It strives to increase the efficiency of food production without cost to human welfare or the environment. It also explores bio-based economy, which means the use of agricultural produce for non-food, such as bio-plastics or bio-fuels. You learn how to use technological innovations, how to cooperate internationally and how to do sustainable business.Are you an open-minded person? Are you interested in other cultures and the world around you? Are you creative and motivated and also have a knack for business? International Food & Agribusiness is the right study programme for you!... [-]


Bachelor in Plant Production (EED)

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 Netherlands Dronten

Graduates of this course will have first-hand knowledge of horticultural practices in the Netherlands, one of the leading EU countries in horticulture and plant breeding. Graduates will gain valuable insight into the contrasts in business culture and work ethics that exist between regions in Europe. [+]

Best Bachelors in Biological & Life Sciences in Netherlands 2017. In the actual circumstances of economic and energy crises the agricultural production in Europe faces important challenges on how and where to produce for increasingly demanding consumers and a competitive market in a sustainable way in all aspects. The future managers and advisors in the sector need more than ever first-hand knowledge about innovative techniques in greenhouse and open field crop production and skills of international business management. The students study at Aeres UAS in Dronten (The Netherlands) and Groupe ESA in Angers (France). Graduates of this course will have first-hand knowledge of horticultural practices in the Netherlands, one of the leading EU countries in horticulture and plant breeding. Graduates will gain valuable insight into the contrasts in business culture and work ethics that exist between regions in Europe. The study includes the professional competencies required for those positions in businesses, industries, government and other national and international institutions where plant production is an important topic. The professional tasks given to professionals in these positions are the backbone of your study. The added value of your studies in France The Groupe ESA is located in Western France, the leading French agricultural and agri-business region. With its 2,630 students, Groupe ESA is the largest institute of higher education for life sciences in France. It offers a wide range of programmes in 10 major sectors of activity: farming, food, landscape management, environment, horticulture, viticulture, retailing, trade, agribusiness management and town & country... [-]

Bachelor in Livestock Production (EED)

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 Netherlands Dronten

The programme is directed towards students who are interested in a study in the livestock sector. Dairy cows, pigs and poultry are the main focus of this study, which includes extensive practical training and contact with the industry. [+]

The programme is directed towards students who are interested in a study in the livestock sector. Dairy cows, pigs and poultry are the main focus of this study, which includes extensive practical training and contact with the industry. Students are trained for positions such as advisor, sales manager, researcher, policy advisor and entrepreneur. They study at Aeres UAS in Dronten (The Netherlands) and Groupe ESA in Angers (France). The various skills required to successfully fulfil these positions are practiced extensively. The programme also includes technical subjects such as animal nutrition, animal health and animal welfare. The livestock sector has a great need for highly educated farm successors, advisors and managers who have an affinity with the agricultural sector. The university in Dronten is one of the renowned agricultural universities in the Netherlands in the field of entrepreneurship. It is not just about knowledge, it is also a question of developing yourself as an enterprising person. The added value of your studies in France The Groupe ESA is located in Western France, the leading French agricultural and agri-business region. With its 2,630 students, Groupe ESA is the largest institute of higher education for life sciences in France. It offers a wide range of programmes in 10 major sectors of activity: farming, food, landscape management, environment, horticulture, viticulture, retailing, trade, agribusiness management and town & country planning. The main features of the educational experience at Groupe ESA are focusing on intensive coaching and a desire to develop a sense of entrepreneurship with... [-]

Bachelor in International Agribusiness (EED)

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Dronten

The major International Agribusiness is an English-language programme for students who seek a professional career in the agricultural sector with an international focus. Students study at Aeres UAS in Dronten (The Netherlands) and Groupe ESA in Angers (France). [+]

Best Bachelors in Biological & Life Sciences in Netherlands 2017. The major International Agribusiness is an English-language programme for students who seek a professional career in the agricultural sector with an international focus. Students study at Aeres UAS in Dronten (The Netherlands) and Groupe ESA in Angers (France). Graduates of this course will know about the agricultural business environment, future developments and how to deal with a demanding and competitive market. The added value of your studies in France The Groupe ESA is located in Western France, the leading French agricultural and agri-business region. With its 2,630 students, Groupe ESA is the largest institute of higher education for life sciences in France. It offers a wide range of programmes in 10 major sectors of activity: farming, food, landscape management, environment, horticulture, viticulture, retailing, trade, agribusiness management and town & country planning. The main features of the educational experience at Groupe ESA are focusing on intensive coaching and a desire to develop a sense of entrepreneurship with a close relationship with business life. The constant exchange with business life allows Groupe ESA to stay in tune with the challenges and realities of the workplace. Angers is a vibrant city with an exceptional heritage, only 90 minutes from Paris and 60 minutes from the Atlantic. Because of the long tradition of horticulture, Angers is today the most important centre for crop production and processing in Europe, notably seeds. It is also a first class economic centre for the food industry, banks and... [-]

Bachelor in Food Entrepreneurship

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Almere

Food: there is no other product in the world that everyone uses and buys daily. Food influences who we are, causes political conflicts, but also brings people together. For decades, food has been abundant for many people in this world, yet has not been appreciated thus. In an ever changing world with a growing population, we will need more food every decade. On the other side: food is something we enjoy together. [+]

Food: there is no other product in the world that everyone uses and buys daily. Food influences who we are, causes political conflicts, but also brings people together. For decades, food has been abundant for many people in this world, yet has not been appreciated thus. In an ever changing world with a growing population, we will need more food every decade. On the other side: food is something we enjoy together. Something we share, and want to make good use of. So ask yourself: do you care about food? Do you want to contribute to a different food system? Do you want to create food products or services in the food business that will make a difference? Opt for the course Food Entrepreneurship. This one-year Bachelor programme is offered jointly with the Youth Food Movement (YFM). As a result of this unique collaboration, you will be able to get in touch with interesting companies; furthermore, the YFM will enable you to broaden your scope on the agribusiness and its stakeholders. A food revolution is taking place at this very moment: goodbye to fast food, we welcome good, clean and fair food. In this urbanizing world there is a need to reconnect people to their food. As a graduate of Food Entrepreneurship, you can contribute to this change. During this 1-year programme, you will learn how to set up your own (food) business and how to market your product and service. On top of all this, personal coaching will be... [-]

Bachelor in Aquatic Ecosystem Analysis

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Almere

The Bachelor in Aquatic Ecosystem Analysis programme offers possibilities for careers in governmental organisations at all levels, water boards, research institutes, consultancy companies and non-profit organisations. [+]

Best Bachelors in Biological & Life Sciences in Netherlands 2017. This English-taught Bachelor programme on Aquatic Ecosystem Analysis is open to both Dutch and international students who are interested in careers in one of the following professions: Advisor Spatial Planning for water ecosystems Practical researcher Monitoring & Evaluation Eco-hydrologist And professions related to the above. The programme focuses on current challenges such as climate change, dealing with stakeholders in nature development projects and on the aspects of the monitoring cycle. You will be trained to develop a professional working method and attitude. To assure that our students are well prepared for the professional practice, this programme has been developed in cooperation with expert groups from the water sector. For example knowledge of and practical experience with the Water Framework Directive will be part of the programme; this is an EU directive that strongly influences the work of a present-day water professional. You will be trained to think ‘out of the box’ in an international context and with a focus on sustainable solutions. You will be prepared to develop yourself further after graduation in a self-directed (study) path. The programme offers possibilities for careers in governmental organisations at all levels, water boards, research institutes, consultancy companies and non-profit organisations. QUALIFICATION After successfully completing this one-year programme, graduates will receive an internationally recognised Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Applied Biology. [-]

Bachelor in Food Safety Management

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Dronten

Aeres University of Applied Sciences offers a degree programme for students interested in a career in one of the following professional profiles: [+]

Aeres University of Applied Sciences offers a degree programme for students interested in a career in one of the following professional profiles: - Food quality and food safety manager - Auditor of international food quality systems - Senior advisor / consultant on food quality control Safe food has become a top priority. Food production has become more complicated and more and more things can go wrong during the production process. Regarding the use of antibiotics in cattle feed which has led to bacterial resistance to antibiotics. For many years, the Netherlands has played a leading role in the field of food safety. The first food safety certificates were issued to companies in the Netherlands. The chain approach (from farm to fork) has also played a significant role in this regard. Students will learn what a food safety system is, how to set it up and how to monitor whether a food safety system is working well. Qualification After successfully completing this one-year programme, graduates will receive the Ingenieur degree (bachelor’s honours degree) in Management and Agribusiness. Competencies Successful graduates will be competent in the following areas of expertise: - Analysing agri-food chains - Implementing quality and food safety systems - Auditing quality systems [-]

Bachelor in International Equine Business Management

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Netherlands Dronten

The English-taught bachelor’s degree in International Equine Business Management is a business administration degree in which the horse plays a central part. Business administration subjects make up 70% of the International Equine Business Management course. While horse-related subjects make up the remaining 30%. [+]

Best Bachelors in Biological & Life Sciences in Netherlands 2017. Next start of the programme: academic year 2018- 2019 The English-taught bachelor’s degree in International Equine Business Management is a business administration degree in which the horse plays a central part. Business administration subjects make up 70% of the International Equine Business Management course. While horse-related subjects make up the remaining 30%. The focus on equine management makes it easier for students to absorb the information on the business administration subjects such as marketing and economics. Writing business plans One of the things that the students will learn during the study programme is how to write policy memos. The student must choose a current topic within the sector such as doping in equestrian sports or identification & registration, for example, and create a policy for it. Students will also learn how to compile business plans. Their business plans can be for an equestrian business but it need not be. It is, however, important for students on the International Equine Business Management degree to have some prior experience in the equine sector. While you do not need to own your own horse in order to take this degree, we do consider it important for you to have some knowledge of the sector and to have some experience in working with horses. Broad education The benefit of the 70/30 split within the programme is that students receive a broad education which would prepare them for a variety of careers. Graduates find jobs... [-]

Bachelor in European Food Business

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Netherlands Almere

This 4 year Bachelor degree will focus on entrepreneurship and innovation in the European Food Business. The first two years you will receive a foundation in business management, marketing and food product development. [+]

Europe has a very rich history in food production and trade. The different locations in Europe allowed for the development of unique products and traditional production methods. What is the future for these products? Consumers today are more aware of what they eat and due to all the recent scandals in the food industry more and more consumers are looking for products of known origin. You will study European Food Business together with students from different nationalities and explore how the diversity of food production opportunities within the European Union can be used for larger groups of consumers. This 4 year Bachelor degree will focus on entrepreneurship and innovation in the European Food Business. The first two years you will receive a foundation in business management, marketing and food product development. In these years you will also gain a better insight into the developments in the food business worldwide as well as the latest developments within the European Union. One of the elements of the programme is a study trip to one or two European countries in the first semester to further explore the concept of European food production. In the third year you will study at different European universities and further focus on the relation between the location where the product is grown and the specific characteristics of the product. You will also get a better understanding of the relation between culture and food, and how to brand products coming from a specific region. In the fourth year you... [-]

Bachelor in International Food Business

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Netherlands Dronten

The International Food Business programme is unique in many ways, but first and foremost because it is offered by a Dutch and a Canadian University who both offer their Bachelor degree to students who complete this programme, Students study both in Canada and in the Netherlands during the 4 years of study. [+]

Best Bachelors in Biological & Life Sciences in Netherlands 2017. The process from farm to fork is a unique and special process. Every year thousands of new products will enter the market and end up in stores all over the world. The food industry is a rapidly changing business climate, forcing companies to meet the constant demands for improvement. Therefore this industry needs well organised companies who are international orientated, innovative, concerned with international marketing and logistics and have a strong and secure quality approach. This is exactly what our course in International Food Business is focussing on. Future managers in the food business and food sector will need first-hand knowledge of international business practice and chain management. And although North America and Europe have a close bond since time immemorial, the two continents are very different. Consumer behaviour and doing business in North America is very different compared to Europe. If you want to work with these continents you need to adapt to both cultures. Every country is different from the other, so you need to know who and what you are dealing with. The International Food Business programme is unique in many ways, but first and foremost because it is offered by a Dutch and a Canadian University who both offer their Bachelor degree to students who complete this programme, Students study both in Canada and in the Netherlands during the 4 years of study. Professional opportunities If you complete the International Food Business study successfully your employment... [-]