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Career prospects

Freshwater & Marine Biology (MSc)

Career prospects


Graduates of the Master's programme in Freshwater & Marine Biology (formerly Limnology & Oceanography) 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,

  • management and research within water boards
  • consultancy firms
  • science-oriented non-profit organisations
  • governmental agencies
  • education

PhD student Brittany Alexander

'I started my PhD at the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics at the beginning of January 2011. Two weeks later I arrived at CARMABI in Curacao to begin my first field work period.'