Program Design and Module Contents

The study program comprises 120 ECTS points, thereof eleven mandatory modules (63 ECTS), 30 ECTS to be earned by elective modules, and a Master's Thesis (27 ECTS). The standard period of study is four semesters.

All Dairy Science mandatory and elective module descriptions can be found here

Curriculum (Mandatory modules: AEF-ds001 to AEF-ds011)

Semester 1-2

10 mandatory modules – 60 credit points

Term

Module code

Module name

Mandatory

Exam

CP

WS

AEF-ds001

Dairy Economics: Production and Processing

X

M75+Sb25

6

WS

AEF-ds002

Eco-Efficiency of Dairy Systems

X

M70+Sb30

6

WS

AEF-ds003

Health Management in Dairy Herds

X

M

6

WS

AEF-ds004

Dairy Processing and Quality

X

K

6

WS

AEF-ds005

Dairy Cattle Breeding

X

M50+R50

6

SS

AEF-ds006

Forage Quality and Conservation

X

M75+SB 25

6

SS

AEF-ds007

Machine Milking

X

M

6

SS

AEF-ds008

Animal Behaviour and Welfare

X

M

6

SS

AEF-ds009

Ruminant Nutrition and Biochemistry

X

M

6

SS

AEF-ds010

Biometrical Planning and Inference

X

M

6

Semester 3

Elective modules (catalogue 1) – 18 credit points

Elective modules – 12 credit points

Term Module code Module name Mandatory Exam CP

WS o. SS

 

Modules to the extent of 18 CP from catalogue 1

 

X

18

WS o. SS

 

free choice, Modules to the extent of 12 CP

 

X

12

Semester 4

1 Mandatory module – 3 credit points

1 Master thesis – 27 credit points

Term

Module code

Module name

Mandatory

Exam

CP

WS o. SS

AEF-ds011

Scientific Methods and Standards*Oral Defence of Master's Thesis

X

Presentation

3

SS

 

Master's Thesis

X

X

27