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Christian Albrecht University of Kiel


Dairy Science

Subjects: Dairy Science,Agriculture,Science

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
60 EUR

💶  Cost per Semester
250 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
No information
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
No information

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

Milk stands as a cornerstone in the diet of many Western countries. In Germany, the milk processing industry alone generates over 22 billion euros annually. To support this, more than four million dairy cows are maintained across the nation. At the Christian Albrechts University in Kiel (CAU), the single-subject master's program in Dairy Science offers a unique opportunity in Germany to gain specialized knowledge along the entire milk value chain, from animal husbandry to consumer products. Understanding how milk is produced, processed, and marketed is a complex science. At Kiel University, you will explore this field across various disciplines and in line with international standards. In your first year, you will deepen your foundational knowledge in agricultural milk production, focusing on the quality and processing of milk products. Concurrently, you will enhance your understanding of scientific methods and approaches. In the second year, you will have the chance to tailor your studies to your specific interests. This program is designed to provide a comprehensive education in Dairy Science, ensuring you are well-prepared for a career in this vital industry.

Program Information

Study Location Kiel
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU 60 EUR
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 250 EUR
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Start Winter

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

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Language Requirements

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IELTS No information
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT No information

According to the study qualification statutes, the following language requirements apply, which must be proven upon enrollment: Sufficient knowledge of English, proven by IELTS (International English Language Testing System): Overall score of 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in each of the four components) or TOEFL® ITP (Paper-based test): Overall score of 580 with a Test of Written English score of 5.5 or TOEFL® iBT (Internet-based test): Overall score of 90 with component scores of at least 20 points or Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): Grade A or Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): Grade B or For applicants with a German university entrance qualification (HZB), an assessment in the English examination subject in the Abitur of at least 11 points or a grade of 2.0

Qualification Requirements

The prerequisite for admission to the master's degree program is a completed bachelor's degree in agricultural sciences or a corresponding degree in a related degree program, both with a grade of at least "good" (2.5).

Application Process

Acceptance Interview No
Acceptance local admission restrictions Not restricted
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