|Application deadline:||May 1; Non-EEA: June 30|
|Tuition fee:|| |
|Start date:||February 2014, September 2013|
|Credits:|| 120 ECTS |
|Duration full-time:||24 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
The physicists and astronomers at Radboud University Nijmegen are internationally renowned. They attract attention worldwide with spectacular discoveries - from the origin of cosmic particles to magnetism with light. All lectures are enriched by the research carried out at the Institute for Molecules and Materials (IMM), the Institute of Mathematics, Astrophysics and Particle Physics (IMAPP) and the Donders Centre for Neuroscience. And this is where the secret of good education lies, according to a recent evaluation by a commission of experts.Neuroscience
Our Faculty of Science has access to unique equipment and facilities for studying the properties of materials and molecules. This includes a High Field Magnet Laboratory (HFML), which draws scientists to Nijmegen from all over the world. In addition, we have an advanced NanoLab, NMR Lab and Laser Lab. Our newest acquisition is a Free Electron Laser, which we have been able to build thanks to a 23 euros million subsidy from the Dutch government and now the Nijmegen Centre for Advanced Spectrometry is attracting top researchers.
The Nijmegen approach
The first thing you will notice as you enter our Faculty of Science is the open atmosphere. This is reflected by the light and transparent building and the open minded spirit of the working, exploring and studying people that you will meet there. No wonder students from all over the world have been attracted to Nijmegen. You study in small groups, in direct and open contact with members of the staff. In addition, Nijmegen has excellent student facilities, such as high-tech laboratories, libraries and study landscapes'.
Studying by the Nijmegen approach' is a way of living. We will equip you with tools which are valuable for the rest of your life. You will be challenged to become aware of your intrinsic motivation. In other words, what is your passion in life? With this question in mind we will guide you to translate your passion into a personal Master's programme.
The Master's programmes we offer in Nijmegen prepare you for your future career, in science, business, management or education. If you opt for a career in science, our research specialisation provides you the optimal preparation for a PhD position.
Besides that, we offer separate graduation variants for management and communication. We know what skills employers in these fields are looking for in new recruits. By choosing the variant of your interest you will be equipped with the appropriate skills, knowledge and attitude and prepare yourself for the next step in your career.
Towards the end of the first year of your Master's programme, the study advisor will help you select the career-related direction in which you will graduate. During your second year you can decide to focus on Research in one of the specialisations you selected at the beginning of the programme, or you can decide to go into Management & Technology, Communication or Education. If you decide not to focus on Research, the scope of your research will be narrower and the extra ECs thus liberated' will be dedicated to subjects that prepare you for a future career in one of the three professional areas described below. In your second year, you may choose between specialising in research, or one of the two more career-oriented variants:
|CAE score:||60(Grade A)|
|TOEFL paper-based test score:||550|
|TOEFL computer-based test score:||213|
|TOEFL internet-based test score:||80|
There are various scholarships available for studying at Radboud University Nijmegen. Please check which scholarship is applicable in your case.
Radboud Scholarship Programme
As of February 2008 Radboud University Nijmegen has its own Radboud Scholarship Programme. This programme offers a selected number of talented prospective non-EEA students the opportunity to receive a scholarship to pursue an English-taught Master´s degree programme at Radboud University Nijmegen.
Erasmus Mundus ERANET - COMING SOON!
The ERANET - Mundus project offers a selected number of talented prospective Russian students the opportunity to receive a scholarship to pursue an English-taught Master's degree programme at Radboud University Nijmegen.
Erasmus Mundus SAPIENT
The Erasmus Mundus programme (2009-2013) is an EU cooperation and mobility programme in the field of higher education. SAPIENT provides all South African students the possibility to study at one of the top universities of the International Research Universities Network (IRUN).
Programmes under the auspices of the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science
Netherlands Fellowship Programme: This Fellowship Programme offers scholarships for selected NFP programmes including selected programmes of Radboud University Nijmegen.
Dutch study grant system: EU/EEA students who wish to take a degree programme in the Netherlands can sometimes be eligible for a Dutch student grant.
STUNED: The Stuned programme is applicable to postgraduate students from Indonesia.
Please also check if there are scholarships or grants available in your own country for studying in the Netherlands. Below we have listed a number of scholarships that are available from specific countries.
Fulbright scholarships: Fulbright Scholarships are available for American graduate students and researchers.
Ford Foundation: Sometimes private foundations may be willing to fund your study period abroad. The international Fellowship Programme from the Ford Foundation is one example.
Soros Foundations: Grants, scholarships and fellowships are available for students and researchers coming from 23 countries, especially in Central and Eastern Europe.
HEC: The Higher Education Commission was set up by the Government of Pakistan and has created a scholarship programme for students from Pakistan.
Colfuturo: This programme is available for students from Colombia.
Please check also the grantfinder of the Netherlands Organisation for International Cooperation in Higher Education (NUFFIC). This grantfinder enables you to find scholarships applicable to students from particular countries.
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