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.
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- Biomass Production and Carbon Capture
- Biorefinery and Conversion
- Biobased and Circular Economy
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- 24 months
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- Deadline passed, EEA/EU
DisciplinesChemistry Biology View 51 other Masters in Biology in Netherlands
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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.
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International18700 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 18700 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEA2143 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 2143 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.