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Biological Sciences: Evolution of Behaviour and Mind (track)
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Career prospects

Graduates of the Master's programme in Evolution of Behaviour and Mind will have had excellent research training that allows them to pursue their PhD at the UvA or at other universities, academic institutes and international research organisations.

Alternatively, graduates are qualified for careers in, for example,

  • Research: PhD position on a topic related to Evolution of Behaviour and Mind
  • Applied researcher, e.g.,  at TNO or CBS
  • Education: teaching at universities, HBO (e.g., Toegepaste Biologie), high schools (with a Bachelor degree related to Biology)
  • Policy: working for the government or city (e.g., animal welfare, health programs, nature conservation, community development, innovations), zoos, museums (e.g., NEMO), charities
  • Advise/consultancy/management: advising companies about and managing behavioural and organizational change programs and strategies
  • Statistics: data analyst
  • Media: creating TV or radio programs / websites / documentaries about evolutionary topics
  • Human resource management: science recruitment based on evolutionary principles