Information About the Program (Animal Husbandry Engineering MSc)

Name of training program Animal Husbandry Engineering Master’s Program
Level Graduate
Qualification Animal Husbandry Engineer
Mode of attendance Full-time
Faculty Faculty of Agricultural, Food Sciences and Environmental Management  
Institute Institute of Animal Science, Biotechnology and Nature Conservation
Department Department of Animal Husbandry
Program coordinator Dr István Komlósi, Professor
Program length 4 semesters
Credits total 120

About the course:

The MSc in Animal Science is designed to develop your undergraduate knowledge and improve it through application and research. The field of Animal Science is broad and the program reflects this diversity, with emphasis on Physiology, Nutrition and Genetics. Gene Conservation, Functional Food and Molecular Biology are the key research areas of the Institute. Throughout your stay at Debrecen University, which is the second largest university in Hungary, with 30 000 students, as a postgraduate student of Animal Science, you will have a personal academic tutor to guide you through your studies and to meet your individual goals and interests. We also offer you a 4-week field practice in summer.

Areas of Study:

Biochemistry, Quantitative and Molecular Genetics, Physiology, Reproductive Biology, Microbiology, Research Methods, Animal Production, Animal Nutrition, Natural Resource Management, Wild Animal Health, Aquaculture, Fisheries and Management, Food Safety and Quality, Economics and Planning.


Postgraduates may progress to a PhD or find employment in animal science research, lecturing, consultancy or other science-based sectors of the animal science industry. Our Institute has a good relationship with animal husbandry enterprises of the region.

Last update: 2022. 08. 08. 09:20