Bachelor's Degree in Life Sciences in Netherlands

Find Bachelor Programs in Life Sciences in Netherlands 2017/2018

Life Sciences

A bachelor's degree is awarded at the successful completion of an undergraduate academic program. It is often the first degree a student received in his or her academic career. It typically takes four years of full-time study to earn a bachelor’s degree.

Biological & life sciences is an area of science that studies how different processes, such as chemical, physical, and geological, shape how living organisms interact on earth together. Classes may include ecology, physiology, and evolution.

The people, language, and culture of the Netherlands is referred to as "Dutch". A modern European country today, Netherlands preserved its highly international character and is known for its liberal mentality. The Netherlands has many universities. The country has recently converted their own titles into the bachelor/master system. There are two types of universities: Academic (focussing more on theoretical knowledge, aka "Universiteit") or Applied Sciences (focussing more on practical knowledge, aka "Hogeschool")

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Bachelor - Horticulture & Business Management

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

Horticulture & Business Management is about the commercial production of vegetables, fruit and plants. It’s about international business, technology, innovation and sustainability. It’s about [+]

Bachelor - Horticulture & Business Management

English-taughtHorticulture & Business Management is about the commercial production of vegetables, fruit and plants. It’s about international business, technology, innovation and sustainability. It’s about efficient and profitable creation of first-class products, which make our diet healthier, tastier and more diverse and our living environment greener and more attractive.During your studies you learn how new varieties of plants, fruit or vegetables are created and how to grow them efficiently and safely. You also look at how and where to market your product. This way you get to know the entire horticultural supply chain. That means you end up with a broad understanding that enables you to work in any sector of the horticultural or agricultural industry.So are you ready for a challenge? An international career in an industry that is always moving forward? Then Horticulture & Business Management is the right study programme for you!Admission Requirements... [-]


Bachelor in Life Sciences

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

Would you like to use science to improve the world we live in? To come up with solutions for world food shortages? To work on cures for cancer? These and other important advances all start with research in the laboratory. By studying Life Sciences at HAN University of Applied Sciences, you’ll get a solid footing in this exciting field. [+]

Bachelor in Life Sciences Would you like to use science to improve the world we live in? To come up with solutions for world food shortages? To work on cures for cancer? These and other important advances all start with research in the laboratory. By studying Life Sciences at HAN University of Applied Sciences, you’ll get a solid footing in this exciting field. Location: Nijmegen Duration: 4 years Degree: Bachelor of Science Course start: September The profession in a nutshell Life Sciences gives you the skills and understanding to perform lab research in different scientific settings, including fundamental research and quality control. You can specialise in molecular plant biology, molecular pathogenesis, or biotechnology. Your practical experience combined with your scientific knowledge and skills make you a valuable asset to a wide range of employers. Theory and practice Theory and practice are inseparable at HAN University of Applied Sciences. You get a solid theoretical foundation as your lecturers guide you through all the current research topics in life sciences. But at the same time, you dive straight into practice in the lab. In fact, half your time is spent doing practical work. This means working in groups of 4-6 students on projects that deal with real problems in the field of life sciences. And because HAN University of Applied Sciences collaborates with companies and research institutes in the Netherlands and abroad, you get to work on cutting-edge research projects. This gives you invaluable experience as well as problem-solving and communication skills... [-]

Bachelor's programme in Molecular Life Sciences

Radboud University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Netherlands Nijmegen

The English-taught Bachelor’s programme in Molecular Life Sciences at Radboud University operates at the interface of chemistry, biology and medicine, with mathematics and physics as supporting subjects. [+]

Radboud University - The obvious choice

Because it involves working at the interface of chemistry, biology and medicine, with mathematics and physics as supporting subjects, the Molecular Life Sciences Bachelor's programme at Radboud University gives you a broad view of the discipline. You learn to identify connections, which in turn gives you the broad perspective required to develop innovative solutions that society needs.

Molecular Life Sciences is an exciting area, where new discoveries are continually being made. Radboud University is at the forefront of these developments. For example, Radboud scientists are developing self-healing materials that are constantly able to adapt to their environment, as occurs naturally in the human body. As a graduate, you will soon be part of this vanguard, able to make significant contributions to better healthcare therapies and environmental solutions.... [-]


Bachelor in Plant Production (EED)

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 Netherlands Dronten Almere + 1 more

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. [+]

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 planning. The main features of the educational experience at Groupe... [-]

Bachelor in Livestock Production (EED)

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 Netherlands Dronten Almere + 1 more

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. [+]

Best Bachelors in Life Sciences in Netherlands 2017/2018. 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... [-]

Bachelor in International Agribusiness (EED)

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

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). [+]

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 logistics companies. Studying in the Netherlands and France gives students... [-]

Bachelor in Aquatic Ecosystem Analysis

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

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 Life Sciences in Netherlands 2017/2018. 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 International Livestock Production

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

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

Aeres University of Applied Sciences offers a degree programme in the livestock sector for students interested in a successful career in one of the following professional profiles: - Consultancy and advice - Sales and account management - Entrepreneurship and business management - Research livestock production - National or EU policy advice This study programme is directed towards students who are interested in a study in the livestock sector. Livestock such as cows, pigs and poultry are the main focus of this study. You will receive extensive practical training. Many assignments are derived from actual situations and you will join various excursions. Students are trained for positions such as advisor, sales manager, researcher, policy assistant and entrepreneur. The various skills required to successfully fulfil these positions are practised extensively. The programme also includes technical subjects such as dairy nutrition, animal health, milking techniques and pig & poultry production. The livestock sector has a great need for highly educated company successors and advisers who have an affinity with the agricultural sector. 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 find employment in professions as advisor / consultant, researcher of applied sciences, entrepreneur, sales and account manager and policy assistant. Qualification After successfully completing this one-year programme, graduates will receive the Ingenieur degree (bachelor’s honours degree)... [-]

Bachelor in Food Safety Management

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

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

Best Bachelors in Life Sciences in Netherlands 2017/2018. 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 Almere + 1 more

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%. [+]

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 both within and outside the sector. After completing the programme,... [-]