Compare the programme in Wageningen
Below you can find a list of some other masters in Wageningen, related to biology. Most of these masters cover a more specific and more applied field of research, while the master’s Biology is very broad and has opportunities for both fundamental and applied research. Here you can find a full list of all masters of Wageningen University.
Compare the programme with other universities
Other Dutch universities also offer biological master's. The master’s Biology at Wageningen University has two important features that make it stand out.
Firstly, you have a lot of freedom in constructing your own tailor made programme. Not only can you choose which courses you want to follow during your specialisation, you can also choose from 30 biological research groups where you can do your thesis. Next to that, you can fill a substantial part of your master (24 ECTS) with electives. You can choose to fill this with courses to broaden or deepen your knowledge or you can do an extra thesis.
Secondly, you are encouraged to follow a part of your study programme abroad as preparation for a successful international career. Compared with other universities, many of Wageningen’s graduates find employment abroad.