Name: Animal Science - Master's Programme
Next start: Autumn semester 2023
Tuition Fees: Citizens of countries outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland are required to pay application and tuition fees.
First semester: SEK 75000
Total: SEK 300000
Application deadline for international students: 2023-01-16
Application deadline for Swedish students: 2023-04-17
Study location: Uppsala
Pace of study: Full-time
Teaching form: On-campus
Number of admission places: 25
Application code for Swedish students: 81086
Application code for international students: 81036
Requirements: In order to become admitted to the Animal Science – Master’s programme the following entry requirements must be fulfilled:
• General entry requirements: Degree of Bachelor comprising at least 180 credits or a corresponding degree from a foreign country
• Specific entry requirements: Passed courses of at least 90 credits in one of the following subject areas:
o Animal Science
o Agricultural Science, including at least 30 credits of Animal Science/Zoology
o Equine Science
o Veterinary Nursing
o Veterinary Medicine
In addition, knowledge equivalent to the course English 6 from a Swedish upper secondary school is required.
Grade requirements: In the course above, the applicant must have earned at least a Pass grade. This requirement is fulfilled by those who have an undergraduate degree from a Swedish university comprising 180 credits. For applicants from Nordic countries and some English-speaking countries, special rules apply.
The specific entry requirements as above can also be met by those who have obtained equivalent knowledge through a foreign degree or if equivalent knowledge has been obtained by other means.
For admission to the courses included in the programme, specific entry requirements stipulated in each individual course syllabus must be fulfilled.
Degree: Degree awarded on completion of the programme
Husdjursvetenskap – masterprogram syftar till en masterexamen med huvudområdet husdjursvetenskap, som är en generell examen. Ytterligare examina kan vara möjliga om kraven för dessa uppfylls. Se SLU:s lokala examensordning.
Student som uppfyller fordringarna för masterexamen får på begäran ett examensbevis. Till examensbeviset knyts benämningen masterexamen med huvudområdet husdjursvetenskap (Degree of Master of Science (120 credits) with a major in Animal Science).
A Degree of Master of Science (120 credits) with a major in Animal Science is obtained when the student has a full course portfolio of 120 credits with the following requirements:
• at least 30 credits of courses with specialised study in animal science (A1N; A1F)
• at least 30 credits of degree project for second-cycle studies in the field of animal science (A2E)
In addition, the prior award of a Degree of Bachelor, Degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts, professional or vocational qualification of at least 180 credits or a corresponding qualification from abroad is required.
Admission: There are two admission rounds for this Master's programme. The first admission round is open to all international applicants at www.universityadmissions.se. The last date to apply is 16 January 2023. SLU strongly encourage all international students to apply in this first admission round.