Biological Sciences: Ecology and Evolution

Biological Sciences: Ecology and Evolution

Master degree
24 months
Application deadlines: 1 February
Processing time: 30 days
Intakes: September
International tuition: €14,000
Domestic tuition: €2,083

Program overview

For expert training in biodiversity science choose the Ecology and Evolution track and become a specialist in topics such as origin and evolution of species, modelling community dynamics, biodiversity change at global and geological time scales (bird migration, effect of climate change), urban ecology and wildlife conservation.

Study options

This program can be done
On campus



1. Prior education To be eligible for the track Ecology and Evolution of the Master's programme Biological Sciences, you must hold a Bachelor's degree in Biology, or its equivalent. 2. Grade point average and additional requirements You have an overall grade point average (GPA) equivalent to at least: 3.0 (American system) 2.1 (a second class upper/division one degree in the British system) C (ECTS-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 or field work) of at least 15 EC. The subject of the Bachelor's thesis must show affinity with and advanced knowledge of the track Ecology and Evolution. you must have advanced (2nd and 3rd year BSc level) knowledge in Ecology and Evolution. Selection criteria 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 3. English language proficiency Your ability to write and speak in English must be at an academic level. To prove your level of English please provide us with your scores of one of the following tests: the TOEFL Test, the test of the International English Language Testing Service (Academic IELTS) a Cambridge Examination Score.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the Master's programme Biological Sciences are well prepared for a career in fundamental or applied research, or as a trained professional: PhD research Policy and management Consultancy Research Marketing& Communication