Application and admission - Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management

All Master of Science programmes of Wageningen University & Research offer various possibilities regarding the design of the master's programme based on personal interests and capacities. Enrolment in our courses is tailor-made and based on your personal portfolio. Therefore it is important to contact your MSc study-advisor in an early phase of your bachelor's programme.

General Requirements

Enrolment in an MSc programme at Wageningen University & Research requires:

  1. A BSc degree (or equivalent) in a field of science relevant to your selected programme
  2. A Grade Point Average (GPA) for this BSc of at least 70% of the maximum grade
  3. Fluency in English, both written and spoken

Relevant BSc programmes

Applicants should have a relevant BSc degree in animal science, aquatic science, biology, ecology, fisheries, marine science, environmental sciences or natural/technical sciences related to marine or aquatic environment or should have a Dutch bachelor's degree related to the topics mentioned above (see Dutch students below).

How to apply?

To apply for admission to the MSc programme you have to submit several documents. This process is described step by step on the website of the Student Service Centre (SSC).

Application deadlines

Please submit your application as soon as possible and certainly within the Application Deadlines set by the Student Service Centre (SSC).

Click here to see the application deadlines

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees can vary, depending on for example your nationality and degree.

Find out which tuition fee is applicable for you

Grants / Fellowships / Scholarships

If you want to be accepted into a scholarship programme, please note that the deadline for most scholarship programmes is March or April, (for the MSc programmes starting in September). Because most scholarships programmes require a letter of admission your application should be at Wageningen University & Research at least six weeks before the deadline of the scholarship programme.

Dutch students

The following BSc's from Wageningen University & Research give unconditional admittance to the MSc Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management:

  • BBI Biology
  • BBN Forest and Nature Conservation
  • BDW Animal Sciences
  • BMW Environmental Sciences

Other relevant BSc programmes from Wageningen University & Research are:

  • BBT Biotechnology
  • BEB Economics and Governance
  • BIL International Land and Water Management
  • BIN international Development Studies

Some relevant BSc programmes at other Dutch Universities are:

  • (Marine) Biology
  • Life Science and Technology
  • Beta-Gamma

More information for Dutch Students

For a good preparation it is strongly advised to include the BSc minor Marine Living Resources in your BSc programme.

For specific information on admission and application for Dutch students please check the page for Dutch students.

More information

For more information please contact the Student Service Centre (SSC) or look for answers to your questions in the 'Questions and Answers' section.

Apply for the MSc Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management