Biological issues are at the forefront of the technological progress of modern society.They are central to global concerns about how we affect the environment and are affected by it. Understanding the complexity of biological systems, at scales ranging from single molecules to whole ecosystems, provides a unique intellectual challenge.
The MSc Biology at Wageningen University and Research allows students to get a broad overview of the latest developments in biology, from genes to ecosystems. They learn to critically discuss the newest scientific developments in the biological sciences. Within their area of specialisation,students deepen their knowledge and skills in a certain subject. To prepare for a successful international career, we strongly encourage our students to complete part of their programme requirements abroad.
Many graduates from the MSc Biology study programme enter careers in fundamental and applied research by for example becoming a communication officer. Compared to other Dutch universities, many biology graduates from Wageningen University & Research find a position abroad. See our career booklet online for current jobs of our alumni.
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All MSc study programmes at Wageningen University & Research have the following general admission requirements:
StudyPortals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Master's below. these courses will be necessary if:
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StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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