Master of Science (MSc) in Biology in Belgium

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Msc stands for Master of Science. It is a postgraduate educational master's degree given by universities in a wide number of nations. The degree is typically studied for in the sciences and occasionally in the social sciences.

Learning more about the biological aspects of the human body can be the basis for further study in pharmacology or in medical school. For those who want to teach science, a biology education can be combined with training to earn a teaching credential.

Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a federal state in Western Europe. It is a founding member of the European Union and hosts the EU's headquarters as well as those of several other major international organisations such as NATO.

Top Masters of Science in Biology in Belgium 2018/2019

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Master in Biology

Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Belgium Brussels

This unique programme offers various specializations. Students can choose from 1. Ecology and Biodiversity, 2. Molecular & Cellular Life Sciences, 3. Herpetology, 4. Human Ecology and 5. Tropical Biodiversity and Ecosystems [+]


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:

Ecology and Biodiversity Molecular and Cellular Life Sciences Herpetology Human Ecology Tropical Biodiversity and Ecosystems


Master in Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management (Oceans and Lakes)

Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Belgium Brussels

The interuniversity master’s programme offers a multidisciplinary approach to marine and lacustrine systems. It integrates physical, chemical, geological, ecological and societal aspects and encourages students to also consider conservational and sustainability features. [+]


The programme provides insight into the diversity and complexity of the life and processes in the oceans, seas, lakes and estuaries and skills to study and manage them. In many cases, this diversity is endangered because the aquatic environment is increasingly coming under pressure—climate change, biodiversity erosion, increasing fishery requirements and overfishing, pollution, developments in aquaculture, coastal reclamation, etc. This 2-year master programme addresses students with a background in Sciences. It provides you with strong fundamental and applied knowledge and prepares you for an active role in the scientific research and management of marine ecosystems. The programme adopts a multidisciplinary approach integrating physical, chemical geological, ecological and societal aspects and including nature conservation and sustainable development. This programme trains students in:... [-]