Animal Science – Master's programme

Published: 27 January 2023

This webpage is for students on the Animal Science - Master's programme.

Here you will find information about the programme, welcome letter with roll call information, your course schedule, contact information, and the documents that regulate the education. Navigate by clicking on the headings below.


New applicant to the programme in 2023?

There are two admission rounds for this Master's programme. The first admission round is open to all international applicants at The last date to apply is 16 January 2023. SLU strongly encourage all international students to apply in this first admission round.

Admission to latter parts of the programme

Link to general information about admission to latter part of SLU programmes at SLU. Here you will also find information on how to apply.

For the spring semester 2023 the following places have been announced:

  • Year 1: 5 places
  • Year 2: 5 places


If there are more eligible applicants than there are places, the applicants are ranked according to how many points they are judged to be able to credit for the degree to which the programme aims. If two or more applicants for the same place have the same merit rating, the places are allocated by drawing lots.

Student information - scholarships

Announcements, forms and other information can be found on the faculty's scholarship page.

Course schedule academic year 23/24

Grade 1

Biology of lactation

2023-09-28 - 2023-10-30
7.5 hp
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Grade 2

Advanced Animal Nutrition

2023-08-28 - 2023-10-30
15.0 hp
Mandatory course
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This programme is taught in English.

The name of the programme in Swedish is Husdjursvetenskap - masterprogram.


Programme director of studies - Animal Science

Emma Ivarsson, Senior Lecturer 
Department of Animal Nutrition and Management, SLU, +46 18 67 20 44

Education officer

Contact the education officer if you have questions about credit transfers, the programme syllabus, etc.