Master in Biology

Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Program Description

Master in Biology

Vrije Universiteit Brussel

PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION

At the VUB, we offer a strong, research-focused and thesis-based Master programme in which graduate students interact closely with their teachers and supervisors from the first day of their entry. In addition, being located in the heart of Europe, Belgium ensures the proximity of academic and medical institutions, biotechnological know-how, and government agencies to offer the ideal intellectual and career environment.

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The programme includes the following profiles students can choose from:

1. Genetics, Cell and Developmental Biology

This profile introduces students into the study of animal and plant development, microbiology, cell signaling pathways, cytoskeleton dynamics, cancer biology, virology and immunology. More information about this specialization can be found here


2. Environment, Biodiversity and Ecosystems

This profile allows students to gain experience in the research methods used to study the evolution and ecology of organisms found in terrestrial, freshwater and coastal ecosystems. More information about this specialization can be found here

3. Herpetology

This unique profile addresses biology students with a passion for amphibians and reptiles. An international team of visiting scientists organizes lectures on diversity, ecology, physiology, behavior, evolution and conservation biology and prepares students for a professional career in herpetology. More information about this specialization can be found here

4. Human Ecology

This profile focuses on the interaction between humans and their natural environment. More information about this specialization can be found here

5. Tropical biodiversity and Ecosystems (Tropimundo)

In this profile students are able to concentrate on botany, zoology and integrative ecosystem approaches in institutions worldwide. More information about this specialization can be found here

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The Master of Science in Biology is open to holders ofa Bachelor degree in Biology.

For other academic bachelors in science, applied science and life sciences (e.g. BSc in Environmental Sciences, BSc in Biotechnology...), equivalency will be evaluated based on scientific competences and skills.

HOW TO APPLY

In order to apply you have to fill in the online application form

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MORE INFORMATION

More inforation can be found on the Vrije Universiteit Brussel official website

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated January 6, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 26, 2016
Duration
Duration
2 years
Full time
Price
Price
890 EUR
Information
Deadline
Start date Sept. 26, 2016
Place
Belgium Brussels
Application deadline Request Info
End date July 10, 2018
Duration 2 years
Price 890 EUR
(EEA nationals); 2950 EUR. (Non-EEA)