The Master CGE is a two stage Master’s programme of 120 credits which typically takes two years to finalise. It consists of a main specialisation package of at least 60 credits, the "Major". This major is composed of a compulsory major package, and a variable package, where you have the possibility to choose the application domains in which you want to specialise.
There is a choice of a subsidiary specialisation of maximum 20 credits, the "Minor". The Minor can be chosen freely from the other bioscience engineering majors of the faculty. You can also choose for one of the thematic minors: 1. Industrial microbiology; 2. Entrepreneurship and Innovation; 3. Applications for Human Health Engineering; 4. Agro and ecosystems engineering in the tropics; 5. Environmental coordinator. In case your background knowledge is slightly insufficient, a reorientation minor can be chosen as well.
The programme is completed with a limited number of electives. The possibility to take aprofessional internship of 5 weeks or more is offered.
As a final part of the programme, the electives and learning tracks converge in the master thesis (30 credits), an original and relevant piece of scientific research that is intensively supervised.
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You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website. programme website.
Third week of September
This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
After admission procedure; a relevant prior bachelor degree is needed
For detailed tuition fee information, please visit the programme webpage
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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