Bioresource Engineering, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • N/A
  • Tuition Fee
    1675 USD/year
    Tuition fee
    1675 USD/year
    Tuition fee
  • English (take IELTS)
University rank #42 (WUR) ,
Bioresource Engineering is an interdisciplinary program that integrates engineering, design and the biological sciences. It is a unique profession that applies engineering principles to the enhancement and sustainability of the worlds natural resources.


The department offers facilities for research in the areas of:

  • computer modelling and simulation,
  • electrotechnology for biotech applications,
  • food storage and processing,
  • agricultural structures,
  • plant and animal environments,
  • hydrology,
  • waste management,
  • bioremediation,
  • environmental and ecosystem design and control,
  • artificial intelligence,
  • irrigation,
  • drainage,
  • agricultural machinery,
  • mechatronics,
  • soil mechanics,
  • post-harvest technology,
  • cultivation and tillage,
  • remote sensing,
  • machine learning,
  • machine vision,
  • GIS,
  • fermentation and brewing,
  • heat and mass transfer,
  • non-thermal pasteurization
  • bioenergy.

The Department has a comprehensive inventory of well equipped laboratories for conducting research in all these areas.

Programme Structure

Programs options include:

  • M.Sc. Thesis Option
  • M.Sc. Applied - Non Thesis Option
  • M.Sc. Integrated Food and Bioprocessing (IFB)
  • M.Sc. Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM)
  • M.Sc. Thesis Option - Neotropical Environment
  • M.Sc. Applied - Neotropical Environment Option
  • M.Sc. Applied - Environmental Engineering Option
  • M.Sc. Bioresource Engineering: Environment - MSE Option
  • M.Sc. Applied Bioresource Engineering Environment - MSE Option

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    45 - 46 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
Check if you match the admission requirements

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language.

Find English courses on Preparation Courses Portal.

Academic Requirements

All applications require:
  • Online application and application fee
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
Applications may additionally require:
  • Personal statement
  • Writing sample/portfolio
  • A research supervisor
  • Test scores (GRE, GMAT, etc.)
  • English proficiency exam
  • Study permits/student visas

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    1675 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1675 USD per year and a duration of  .
  • National Applies to you

    1675 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1675 USD per year and a duration of  .
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Typical annual fees based on 30 credits taken during Fall and Winter terms*


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.