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Biological Resources

Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences

M.Sc. On Campus
18 months
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About

The primary goal of Biological Resources M.Sc. offered by Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences is to enhance your understanding of soil, plant, animal and marine resources and inspire you, as a sustainability specialist, to devise new ways to make use of these resources, thus supporting the development of a bio-based economy. 

Overview

The world’s natural resources are limited and slowly being depleted, resulting in a growing demand for skilled specialists who can contribute to the repurposing of existing resources and the discovery of new ones. 

Over the course of your the Biological Resources M.Sc. offered by Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences, you will acquire the expertise needed to recognise and utilise biological resources in terms of their economic potential, while also taking into consideration critical ecological and social constraints.

The degree programme combines the advanced study of the natural sciences with relevant interdisciplinary subjects such as engineering and socio-economics to impart to you the knowledge and the critical eye to evaluate the future potential of certain biological resources in a scientific manner. This expertise is crucial in countless real-world applications, for example in the development of ‘bio-based products’ such as bioenergy, biopackaging, bioplastic or new sources of food, to name a few.

Career Paths

Biological Resources M.Sc. places particular emphasis on acting as an interface to the bio-based economy. Close research cooperation with many companies in the Lower Rhine region affords you the unique chance to acquire valuable practical experience within the bioeconomy during your studies.

Graduates are skilled specialists qualified for a broad range of careers in:

  • Consultancy positions for government authorities, agencies and/or non-governmental organisations (NGOs), e.g. environmental protection agencies or related organisations
  • Key positions as a sustainability officer or natural conservation officer at national and multinational companies and organisations
  • Research and development positions in industry or at universities

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Biological Resource Value Chains and Sustainability Management
  • Marine Bioresources
  • Use of Diversity in a Changing World
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management
  • Innovation Management
  • Module from any Master Study Course at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A professionally qualifying first degree in the same or a related field to the desired master’s degree programme (required by § 49 section 7 of the Higher Education Act NRW(Hochschulgesetz));
  • The final cumulative grade for the professionally qualifying first degree must meet the minimum grade requirement set for the desired programme
  • English language certificate

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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