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Biobased Sciences

Wageningen University and Research

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
18700 EUR/year
2143 EUR/year
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The master's Biobased Sciences from Wageningen University and Research focuses on the transition from a petrochemical to a biobased and circular economy.

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Overview

This master’s zooms in on four main aspects to come to a sustainable transition: economic, technical, social and environmental aspects. The programme is interdisciplinary. It includes both biomass production, bioconversion, biorefinery and societal, logistic and economic transition processes.

The Master's Biobased Sciences  from Wageningen University and Research is a two-year programme. In the first year you will start with two foundation courses: Biobased Economy and Circular Economy. These courses focus on important aspects when designing a biobased and/or circular economy. During this year you will also follow the course Academic Consultancy Training. The rest of the courses in the first year you can choose yourself, partly within your chosen specialisation.

Future career - Biobased Sciences

Students are well trained to work in a multi- and interdisciplinary team in a biobased research and development environment as a scientist, process engineer or manager. Graduates will have careers in the agrifood business, water companies, energy producers, logistics, governmental and non-governmental organisations.

Programme Structure

Specialisations:

  • Biomass Production and Carbon Capture
  • Biorefinery and Conversion
  • Biobased and Circular Economy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 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.
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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).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A BSc degree (or equivalent) in biotechnology, (molecular) biology, biochemistry, life sciences, chemical engineering, plant sciences, animal sciences, environmental science and technology, agrotechnology, management and consumer sciences, industrial or systems engineering, economics and policy, or comparable.
  • A Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 70% of the relevant maximum grade.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18700 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2143 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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