Would you like a tailor-made programme in Biology? Specialize in mathematical modelling and computational biology to be applied in various biology research domains?Or would you like to design your programme at the crossroad of different biology domains? If so, Biology in Groningen is the master's degree programme for you. If you have a broad interest in biology, you are able to design a tailor-made programme under the guidance of a staff member who will coach you throughout your master's programme.In the master's programme Biology you can choose the Research track or you can choose the Science, Business and Policy track.The Research track prepares you for a career in academia or other research institutes. Within this track, you will focus on conducting research by actually doing it in research projects. You will go through the entire process of conducting science in the field or the laboratory, developing skills such as exploring scientific literature, formulating hypotheses, designing and performing experiments, and presenting results. In the master's programme Biology, you are allowed and stimulated to combine disciplines such as Ecology and Evolution, Biomolecular Sciences or Marine Biology. Please note that courses and research projects in the discipline of Biomedical Sciences are faced with a strict capacity issue and therefore it is not possible to specialize in the Biom
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Master of Science
The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) is a student-centred system based on the student workload required to achieve the objectives of a programme of study. Its aim is to facilitate the recognition of study periods undertaken by mobile students through the transfer of credits. The ECTS is based on the principle that 60 credits are equivalent to the workload of full-time student during one academic year.
No Numerus Fixus
Without numerus fixus.
Tuition fee 2023/2024
The EU/EEA rate is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
The non-EU/EEA rate is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
Bachelor's degree in Biology or a related field. For admittance to the track Modelling in the Life Sciences, you will need a degree which 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.
The Admissions Office will advise the Board of Admissions 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 VISIT http://www.rug.nl/fwn/fmns-programme/admissions/msc/language-requirements for all the necessary information about required language tests and minimum scores.
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The institutional rate is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
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