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Meet & Ask recorded presentation Master's Earth Sciences
In this presentation, recorded during the Meet & Ask in the Master’s Week in November, programme director Erik Cammeraat explains talks about the Master's programme. Together with students Marlon, Bernou and Sacha he answered the questions of the participants in the Q&A.
The Master's programme Earth Sciences at a glance
Assistant Professor Kenneth Rijsdijk and student Bernou Boven talk about the Master's programme Earth Sciences and what makes it unique.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What does the study programme look like?

    The Master’s track Environmental Management is a two-year programme (120 EC) with 30-36 EC dedicated to compulsory courses, an independent Master’s research project (36 EC) as well as an internship in corporate consultancy, civil society or a governmental organisation (at least 18 EC).

    An additional 30-36 EC can be devoted to either elective courses or a minor (Science for Sustainability minor is recommended).

  • What are the career prospects after this Master’s programme?

    Graduates of the Master's programme in Earth Sciences are trained professionals with excellent international career opportunities within or outside the sphere of Earth Sciences. For example, some UvA Earth Sciences alumni work at:

    • consultancy and research firms (e.g. Royal Haskoning)
    • government agencies (e.g. the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment)
    • international environmental agencies (e.g. IUCN)
    • multinational corporations (e.g. Shell)
    • educational organisations (e.g. high schools)
    • Graduates seeking a research career within academia are eligible to pursue a PhD

Want to know more? Get in touch with our students


Bernou Boven
Hi, my name is Bernou and I’m a student in the Environmental Management track in the Earth Sciences Master’s. Do you want to know what it’s like to study in Amsterdam? Send me your questions via Instagram.
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