M.Sc. On Campus

Biobased Materials

Maastricht University

24 months
18200 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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Biobased Materials from Maastricht University will provide you with the knowledge and skills to deal with these challenges. It will prepare you for a career in research, development, production and application of biobased materials, allowing you to play a part in the transition towards a more sustainable future.


Biobased Materials from Maastricht University provides an opportunity for the development of novel materials with completely new material properties. The master’s programme in Biobased Materials allows you to play a part in this revolution, preparing you for a career in the research, development, production and application of biobased materials.


Universities, research institutes and businesses are joining forces to develop and implement biobased materials in society. There is a growing demand for experts in this field, so the career prospects for our graduates are promising. The multidisciplinary master's in Biobased Materials prepares you for career opportunities at:

  • Universities
  • Businesses
  • Research & Development
  • Research institutes
  • Governmental institutions
  • Environmental organisations
  • Consultancy firms
  • Start-up companies
  • NGOs

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biobased Materials
  • Process Technology 
  • Molecular Biology and Physiology of Plants and Microbes 
  • Principles of Materials Science 
  • Bio-Organic Chemistry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

You are eligible for admission if you have:

  • a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field composed of at least 180 ECTS.  If you're unsure whether you have a bachelor's degree in a relevant field.
  • 10 - 15 ECTS (or equivalent) in mathematics at bachelor's level.

Relevant fields are:

  • Biological studies relevant to the field of biobased materials
  • Chemistry
  • Polymer science and engineering
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Or other bachelor's programmes related to or containing (bio)chemistry and/or materials science

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18200 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Maastricht

700 - 1170 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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