Graduates of the Master's programme Biological Sciences are well prepared for a career in fundamental or applied research, or as a trained professional. Below you find a chart of the various sectors where our graduates start their career.
Students can participate in a yearly career event, which includes workshops and information sessions with alumni. During the year, students will have many more opportunities to meet representatives from the non-academic professional field.
Examples of positions our alumni hold are:
- Ecological adviser - Ministry of Economic affairs
- Biology teacher - High school
- PhD candidate - Wageningen University
To acquire skills and knowledge that are useful for a career both within and outside academia, the student can compose a personal choice package from a recently designed Professional Skills training programme.
The job market
Overall, the career perspectives for Biological Sciences graduates are good. As shown in the table below did most alumni find a qualified job within six months after graduation.
Teacher training programme
The major Teaching prepares students to become a teacher in Biology at secondary schools and Higher Vocational Education (Dutch: HBO), and is open for students from all tracks of the master's programma Biological Sciences. This major is offered by the Interfacultaire Lerarenopleidingen (ILO).