How does climate change affect whales and seals? How does overfishing influence marine food webs? How do we restore and protect the Wadden Sea?
This Master's programme has a selection procedure and admits a maximum of 30 students per year. For more information about the selection procedure, please check here. The two-year selective Master's degree programme in Marine Biology focuses on life in our seas and oceans. Whether you are interested in biological oceanography, conservation of marine mammals, coastal marine ecology or genomics, we offer plenty opportunity to receive a well-founded, expansive research-focused academic training in marine biology. Together with your mentor (a professor in the marine biology programme) you will design your own tailored study programme fitting your personal preferences and career plans. The programme also offers a business and policy oriented track.Our flexible Master's degree programme is open to students with a Bachelor's degree in Biology. We offer a number of mandatory master courses, taught by experienced staff from several research institutes (GELIFES, ESRIG) at the UG and the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ). In addition, we offer elective courses across a wide range of research disciplines, habitats and skill types.The master programme is heavily research focused. We offer research opportunities with UG staff in the