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MSc in Marine Biology

University of Groningen

Program description

MSc in Marine Biology GroningenStudy Marine Biology at Groningen

The MSc in Marine Biology at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands is a research-oriented education programme offered in cooperation with the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ) on Texel, the Centre for Estuarine and Marine Ecology (NIOO-CEME) in Yerseke, and the Institute for Fisheries Research (IMARES/RIVO) in IJmuiden.

The MSc in Marine Biology has been newly revised to reflect the latest advances in this fast evolving field. Field research can include studying speices interactions across trophic levels and population dynamics of krill. Laboratory research can include the molecular identification of invasive marine species and the influence of ultraviolet radiation on plankton.

Upon completion of this MSc in Marine Biology, graduates are well-prepared to launch successful careers in the field of marine biology, whether in research, management, teaching, or journalism; many graduates also pursue PhD degrees in marine biology or a related field.

Admission requirements

The admission requirements for the MSc in Marine Biology at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology including major/specialization in Marine Biology or Ecology
  • English proficiency, demonstrated by one of the following minimum test scores: TOEFL 580/237/92, IELTS 6.5

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University of Groningen

The University of Groningen is one of the oldest universities in the Netherlands, founded in 1614 the university ranks amongst the top 100 universities in the world. We are a research intensive institution offering a wide range of highly regarded bachelor,...

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University of Groningen

Broerstraat 5
9712 GL Groningen
The Netherlands

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