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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.
Assistant Professor Kenneth Rijsdijk and student Bernou Boven talk about the Master's programme Earth Sciences and what makes it unique.
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The Geo-ecological Dynamics Master’s track is a two-year programme (120 EC) with 30 EC dedicated to compulsory courses, a literature study (12 EC) and an independent Master’s research project (at least 48 EC). An additional 30 EC can be devoted to either elective courses, a minor (e.g. the Science for Sustainability minor), or an internship in corporate consultancy, civil society or a governmental organisation.
The entry requirements and the application procedure for this Master’s track depend on whether you have completed your prior education in the Netherlands or abroad.
The Master's programme Earth Sciences is a full-time programme and does not offer a part-time programme.
Graduates of the Master's programme in Earth Sciences are trained professionals with excellent international career opportunities within or outside the sphere of Earth Sciences. For example, some UvA Earth Sciences alumni work at:
Graduates seeking a research career within academia are eligible to pursue a PhD.
The application process and the deadline depend on whether you have completed your prior education in the Netherlands or abroad. We strongly recommend to start the application procedure at least a week before the deadline. Getting all your documents ready and going through the process will take several days.
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