Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics

Entry requirements

Master's programme Green Life Sciences

To be eligible for the track Green Life Sciences of the Master's programme Biological Sciences, you must hold a Bachelor's degree in Biology or its equivalent.

Additional requirements

  • a bachelor’s Grade Point Average (GPA) of 6.5 or higher (according to the Dutch grading system). The GPA is the average of the bachelor’s course grades weighed by course/study load.
  • you must have obtained the Bachelor's degree within 4 years
  • you must have completed a Bachelor's Thesis (experimental work) of at least 15 ECTS credits. The subject of the Bachelor's thesis must show affinity with, and advanced knowledge of, Molecular and Cellular Biology.

Selection criteria 

Up to, but no more than, 110 students are admitted to the Master’s Programme Biological Sciences 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

Additional information for international students

International applicants must also fulfil other general entry requirements set by the Faculty of Science regarding academic background, academic average and proficiency in English.

For further information regarding admission requirements or the application procedure please follow one of the links below.

Published by  GSLES

26 April 2017