Master's Environmental Sciences

Are you up to the challenge of finding innovative methods and sustainable solutions to the threats facing the environment? The Environmental Sciences master's programme in Wageningen has its roots in the natural, technological and social sciences. Students will gain insight into the socio-economic causes and the characteristics of pollution and degradation of the natural environment, including the effects on human beings, the atmosphere, ecosystems and other organisms. This two-year programme is based on an interdisciplinary approach. Students learn to develop analytical tools and models, as well as technologies, socio-political arrangements and economic instruments to prevent and control environmental and sustainability issues.

Master Environmental Sciences

Study programme of the master's Environmental Sciences

On the Programme of Environmental Sciences page you can find the general outline of the programme and more detailed information about courses, theses and internships.

You can also read more about the Background of the programme and Compare Environmental Sciences to other master's programmes.

Specialisations and thesis tracks

Within the master's programme you can choose from the following Specialisations and thesis tracks to meet your personal interests:

Specialisation A. Environmental Quality

Specialisation B. Environmental Policy and Economics

Specialisation C. Environmental Technology

Specialisation D. Human-Environmental Systems

Application and admission

Interested in taking part in the programme of Environmental Sciences? Find out more about the specific Admission requirements and the application procedures.

Student experiences

The best way to get to know a place is by getting to know the people. Students share their experiences with you about the master's programme and student life in Wageningen on the page Student experiences.

What moves me? Improving environmental quality by innovative solutions.
Student Suzanne

Future career

What are your possibilities after graduating? Read more about Career perspectives and opportunities after finishing the programme and Career preparation during your studies.

Meet us and events

Do you want to know more about the programme?

Get into personal contact with one of the representatives of Wageningen University & Research. Learn more about the possibilities.