Bachelor's Animal Sciences

Are you intrigued by animals? Do you want to know everything about them and apply that knowledge to manage healthy animals? And would you like to make animal husbandry systems more sustainable and responsible? Then the international programme Animal Sciences is for you! It stimulates you to study and explore the biological functioning of animals in our society – all types of domesticated animals and fisheries, in any function for human use and well-being: food production, companionship, sports, waste management, nature conservation or for educational and recreational purposes. Are you ready to make your contribution in animal husbandry? Join our BSc Animal Sciences programme.

Bachelor Animal Sciences

Why this programme?

  • Develop responsible methods to manage and care for healthy animals.
  • Explore sustainable development solutions for society-drive problems related to animal husbandry worldwide.
  • Internationally oriented programme which stimulates you to expand your horizon abroad.

Study programme of BSc Animal Sciences

Find out which subjects you can follow each year in the BSc Animal Sciences programme or compare the BSc Animal Sciences to other programmes.

Inside view on Animal Sciences

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Admission and application

Visit the Admission and application page to check the programme prerequisites and enrol into our programme.

Student experiences

The best way to get to know a study is by getting to know the students. They share their student experiences about the BSc Animal Sciences programme and student life in Wageningen.

What I really like in this programme is that you learn how to work together in (multicultural) groups!
Student Anne

Future career

After completing both a bachelor's and a master's in Animal Sciences you are ready to go to work! Read the stories of alumni in Future career Animal Sciences.

Follow-on master's programmes

The BSc Animal Sciences gives direct admission to two master's programmes: MSc Animal Sciences and MSc Aquaculture and Marine Research Management. In addition, it gives conditional access to four other master's programmes. Read more about follow-on master's programmes.