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Biological Sciences: Ecology and Evolution (track)
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Meet & Ask recorded presentation Biological Sciences
In this presentation, recorded during the Meet & Ask in the Master’s Week in November, programme director Joost Duivenvoorden explains the structure of the programme. The individual track presentations in the break-out rooms weren’t recorded.
The Master’s track Ecology and Evolution at a glance
Do you want to know what it’s like to study the Ecology and Evolution track in the Biological Sciences programme at the University of Amsterdam? Students Daphne and Lars and professor Astrid Groot will tell you what makes the programme unique and about your career prospects after this Master’s.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What does the study programme look like?

    The Master’s track Ecology and Evolution builds on the internationally renowned research of the Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED). Teaching and learning activities are firmly integrated with the current research. The two-year curriculum covers a variety of topics in different disciplines, including evolutionary ecology, modelling of biodiversity and ecosystem dynamics, data analysis and statistics, paleo-ecology, microbiobial ecology, genomics, spatial ecology and conservation.

  • How many students are admitted to the programme?

    Up to, but no more than, 110 students are admitted to the Master’s programme as a whole. If more than the maximum number of candidates are found suitable, candidates will be selected on (in random order):

    • Study programme
    • GPA score
    • Study progress Bachelor’s programme
    • Subject of Bachelor’s thesis
    • Motivation 
  • Can I study this programme in part-time?

    All tracks of the Master's programme Biological Sciences are offered as a full-time programme. Due to the nature of the study programme, it isn’t possible to study in part-time.

Want to know more? Get in touch with our students

 

Lotte
Hi, my name is Lotte and I’m a student in the Ecology and Evolution track of Biological Sciences. Do you want to know what it’s like to study in Amsterdam? Send me your questions via Instagram.
Ask Lotte your questions
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