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Biological Sciences: Green Life Sciences (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 Green Life Sciences at a glance
Track coordinator Petra Bleeker and student Kees Buhrman explain what makes this Master's track unique.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What does the study programme look like?

    The study programme of the two-year Master’s track Green Life Sciences gives you the opportunity to combine fundamental and applied training in molecular biology, chemical ecology, ecogenomics, biotechnology, plant breeding, phytopathology, pest control, cell and population biology. This enables you to develop an integrated view of the functioning of plants and to gain skills required for modern research. Practical training forms the core (75%) of the Green Life Sciences programme.

  • 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.

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Sophie Heijblom
Hi, my name is Sophie and I’m a student in the Green Life Sciences track. Want to know what it’s like to study in Amsterdam? Send me your questions via Instagram.
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