Would you like a tailor-made programme in Biology? Or do you like to design your programme at the interface of different Biology domains? Then Biology in Groningen is the Master's programme for you.
Students with a broad interest in biology are able to design a tailor-made programme under the supervision of a staff member who will coach the student during the two years. Because many exciting discoveries have been made using the multidisciplinary approach, students are encouraged to combine insights and techniques from different domains within the biological sciences. Students are therefore offered the unique opportunity to combine different area of biology - such as as Ecology, Marine Biology, Biomedical Sciences and Molecular Biology - in their master's programme.
Specialization Behavioural and Neurosciences
In addition, the programme also offers you the possibility to specialize in a combination of two specific terrains of expertise in biology: Behavioural and Neurosciences. This specialization focuses on the factors that affect behaviour in humans and animals. Both internal factors, such as the functioning of the brain and the excretion of hormones in the blood, as well as external factors,like growth conditions, are closely studied.
Graduates of the Master's degree programme in Biology who have chosen a scientific career often start with a PhD or join a research and development team in a company or research institute. Students who have done a society-oriented project find jobs as Science Advisors at governmental organizations, research institutions or companies.
Specialisations / Tracks
2-year programme; credits per year: 60 ECTS; most courses are 5 ECTS.
For the complete curriculum, please see:http://www.rug.nl/ocasys/fwn/vak/showpos?opleiding=4861
Bachelor's degree in Biology or relevant field. If you prefer the specialisation Behavioural and Neurosciences you need to show your degree contains enough courses relevant to this field.
other admission requirements
For the specialisation Behavioural & Neurosciences students have to show that their Bachelor's degree contains enough courses relevant to this field. The Admissions Board will decide whether a student can be admitted to the Master's programme.
The Admissions Office will advise the Admissions Board on your application, after which the board will decide if you meet the admission requirements in terms of general level of previous education and specific background knowledge.
MAKE SURE TO VISIThttp://www.rug.nl/(...)anguage-requirements for all the necessary information about required language tests.
Bachelor's degree in Biology or relevant field. If you prefer the specialization Behavioural and Neurosciences you need to show your degree contains enough courses relevant to this field.This is merely an indication of required background knowledge. The admissions board determines whether the specific contents of this/these course(s) meet the admission requirements of the master programme for which you applied.
other admission requirements
For the specialization Behavioural & Neurosciences students have to show that their Bachelor's degree contains enough courses relevant to this field. The Admissions Board will decide whether a student can be admitted to the Master's programme.
BEFORE YOU APPLY!Make sure to visit 'MSc Application Procedure' at: http://www.rug.nl/(...)amme/admissions/msc/ for all the necessary information about the procedure and admission requirements.
No work experience is required.
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