Full time September MSc 2 years full time
Biological Sciences (4) Environmental Sciences (13)

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Are you fascinated by the wonders of the ocean? Dive into the world of Marine Biology with our two-year MSc programme. Discover how climate change impacts marine life, study the conservation of marine mammals, or explore the intricate marine food webs. With our flexible curriculum, you can tailor your studies to your interests and career goals. Our programme offers a business and policy track, providing a holistic understanding of marine biology. Entry requirements include a Bachelor's degree in any Biological Sciences field. Join our prestigious faculty, home to Nobel Prize winners, and gain hands-on research experience in collaboration with the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research. Start your journey with us in Groningen, where the breathtaking Wadden Sea, a UNESCO World Heritage site, awaits.

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How does climate change affect whales and seals? How does overfishing influence marine food webs? How do we restore and protect the Wadden Sea?

The two-year selective master of science degree program in Marine Biology focuses on life in our seas and oceans. Whether you are interested in biological oceanography, conservation of marine mammals, coastal marine ecology or genomics, we offer plenty opportunity to receive a well-founded, expansive research-focused academic training in marine biology. Together with your mentor (a professor in the marine biology programme) you will design your own tailored study program fitting your personal preferences and career plans. The program also offers a business and policy oriented track.

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Entry Requirements

An academic Bachelor's degree in any field of Biological Sciences including a major in any of the following domains: biology, ecology, evolution, theoretical biology, behaviour, marine biology, molecular biology, genetics. Holders of a Dutch HBO Bachelor's degree have to apply for a pre-master programme Biology and may be selected for Marine Biology after completion of the pre-master programme.

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