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Master
Biological Sciences: General Biology (track)
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Want to check if General Biology is the right fit for you? Find out by participating in our upcoming events and via the information available below.

Rewatch presentation Biological Sciences

In this presentation, recorded during the Meet & Ask session in the Master’s week of November 2021, the programme director talks about the study and the professional perspective. Students explain what it is like to do this master.

The Master's track General Biology at a glance

Track coordinator Martijn Egas and student Adam Zeeman highlight the unique Master's track General Biology at the UvA.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What does the study programme look like?

    The two-year Master’s track General Biology offers you the freedom to combine courses of all biological masters of the University of Amsterdam and other universities in consultation with the examination committee. This gives you the opportunity to create your own specific study path. The greater part of the programme consists of research practicals.

  • How many students are admitted to the programme?

    Up to, but no more than, 110 students are admitted to the Master’s programme as a whole. If more than the maximum number of candidates are found suitable, candidates will be selected on (in random order):

    • Study programme
    • GPA score
    • Study progress Bachelor’s programme
    • Subject of Bachelor’s thesis
    • Motivation 
  • Can I study this programme in part-time?

    All tracks of the Master's programme Biological Sciences are offered as a full-time programme. Due to the nature of the study programme, it isn’t possible to study in part-time.

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Adam Zeeman
Hi, my name is Adam and I’m a student in the General Biology track. Do you want to know what it’s like to study in Amsterdam? Send me your questions via Instagram.
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