Biogeochemical Cycles

Within the specialisation Biogeochemical Cycles you can choose among several courses.

More about this specialisation

Students can learn more about the education and research related to this specialisation by visiting the website of the Department of Soil Quality, the Meterology and Air Quality Group and the Water Systems and Global Change Group.

The following subjects are part of the MSc programme Climate Studies when selecting the specialisation Biogeochemical Cycles. The courses and thesis have to be selected in consultation and agreement with the study adviser. For more information visit the study handbook or contact the study adviser.


The common part
Subject Code Period* Phase
Compulsory
Introduction to Global Change ESA-23306 1MO M1
Internship (24 ects; to be selected from the 11 chairs) 1,2,3,4,5,6 M2
Restricted optional: select one out of these two subjects**
Principles of Climate Change Economics and Policy ENR-23306 1AF M1
Principles of Earth and Ecosystem Science SOQ-23306 1AF M1
Restricted optional: select one out of these two subjects**
Design of Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies WSG-60812 5AF+6WD M1
Academic Consultancy Training and Modular Skills Training YMC-60809, YMC-60300 1WD, 2WD, 3WD+4WD, 5WD, 6WD M1
Specialisation-related subjects
Subject Code Period Phase
Compulsory
Biogeochemical Cycles and Climate Change Mitigation SOQ-36306 2MO M1
Restricted optional: select (at least) two**
Atmospheric Composition and Air Quality MAQ-34806 2AF M1
Climate Smart Agriculture WSG-35806 3WD M1
Meteorology and Climate MAQ-21806 3WD M1
Earth System Modelling MAQ-35806 4WD M1
The Carbon Dilemma SOQ-35306 5MO M1
Field Training Land-Atmosphere Interactions SOQ-35806 6WD M1
Restricted optional: select one
MSc Thesis Air Quality and Atmospheric Chemistry MAQ-81336 1,2,3,4,5,6 M2
MSc Thesis Soil Chemistry and Chemical Soil Quality SOQ-81336 1,2,3,4,5,6 M2
MSc Thesis Water Systems and Global Change WSG-80436 1,2,3,4,5,6 M2
*MO = morning; AF= afternoon; WD = whole day
**The restricted optional subjects have to be selected in consultation with the study adviser
This course overview is based on the Wageningen University study handbook. The study handbook is guiding in case of any discrepancy.

Below you can see how your schedule may look like:

Biogeochemical Cycles