The English-taught study programme International Food and Agribusiness offered by HAS University of Applied Sciences will teach you how food is produced and processed in different countries and cultures, and how this can be achieved in a sustainable way, with respect for people and the environment. The economical use of resources is a part of that. You will be working on smart solutions that will allow us to produce sufficient and healthy food now and in the future. Besides technical knowledge about plants, animals, food and health, you will learn all about international cooperation and enterprise. We will be looking at business and not-for-profit organisations, as by building bridges between various interests you can do business sustainably in the world of food & agribusiness.
The Bachelor programme International Food & Agribusiness has been developed in consultation with companies from the agri-food industry. This ensures what you learn is directly applicable and relevant to real business. As a generalist with a wide view of the entire agricultural production chain, you are the link that brings the specialists of different sectors together. Whether you end up working for a big multi-national company or a smaller enterprise, you are the one who builds bridges between the many domains of the agricultural industry and finds the key to making it more sustainable.You can work for consultancy firms or business-development agencies, development organisations dedicated to promoting fair trade and social corporate responsibility, or any internationally oriented company in the agri-food sector. Your strength will be your ability to function well in an international environment and easily find the connection between various agricultural domains.
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The admission requirement for this 4-year Bachelor programme is a secondary school diploma, equivalent to the Dutch HAVO diploma, with the final-year subject mathematics. Practical (work-) experience is beneficial but not obligatory. The level of your diploma will be assessed after HAS has received your complete application form. If you want to know how your secondary school diploma is evaluated in the Netherlands before you apply, check the information in the Nuffic Country Modules.
GCSE in at least 4 subjects (grade A-C) and GCE with at least 2 subjects at advanced subsidiary level (in 6 different subjects).Specific requirements: Mathematics should be at least GCSE level.
OrBTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (sector Land-based and Environment)
Please note that we always need to assess the value of your diploma. Nuffic will check your diploma for authenticity and academic level.
Every non-EU student who enrolls in one of the English-taught Bachelor programmes of HAS University of Applied Sciences is awarded a grant of 1000 Euro. This grants has already been deducted from the tuition fee.EU and EER students have the possibility to apply for a study loan from the Dutch government.
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