The Master's degree programme in Energy and Environmental Sciences at the University of Groningen focuses on the large-scale issues and tries to contribute to possible solutions to the energy and environmental challenges.
The programme participates in the new Energy Academy Europe (international centre of excellence). This ensures close connections to top research, industries and consultancies. The synergy results in a wide range of research topics focusing on energy and sustainability, such as:
The Master's programme is accessible for several Bachelor degrees in Natural Sciences (e.g. Biology, Physics, Chemistry etc.).
Energy and Environmental scientists from the University of Groningen are renown for their in depth systems-approach and/or specialised experimental skills. Within months after graduation almost all (> 90%) graduates obtain suitable jobs in:
Research orientation and consultancy & business orientation (track)
2-year programme; credits per year: 60 ECTS; most courses are 5 ECTS.
Exchange: All our science and engineering programmes offer study abroad possibilities at a number of partner institutions. Our partners include top-100 universities in Europe (for example in Germany, UK, and Sweden) and in the USA, China, South-East Asia, and South America. Our exchange programmes have a typical duration of one semester and count toward your final degree.
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A Bachelor's degree in the natural sciences (chemistry, physics, mathematics, biology, pharmacy), in computing science or in the engineering disciples such as industrial, mechanical, chemical, and electrical engineering.
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