Earth Sciences - Geology and Geochemistry (Master Degree)

the Netherlands

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The award
Master Degree

How long you will study
2 Years

Domestic course fees
EUR 2143 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
EUR 16630 per year

All study options

About Earth Sciences - Geology and Geochemistry at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

As a Master's student of Earth Sciences, you will study the natural processes and cycles of the Earth's system within and between rock, soil, water, living things and air. You will quantify the magnitude and rate of these processes in both space and in time. You will look at the influence of humanity on the Earth's Systems to address questions such as: What can past and present elemental fluxes tell us about the future? How can we use earth system knowledge to effectively address global challenges such as climate change?

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMaster DegreeHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesEUR 2143 per yearInternational course feesEUR 16630 per year

Entry requirements

The Admission Board will decide upon your admission after having evaluated your complete online application. In order to gain admission to one of our Master's programmes, you will need to have at least a Bachelor's degree from an accredited research university including at least three full years of academic study amounting to a minimum of 180 ECTS or equivalent. We do not require a GRE or GMAT test score.

Specific admission requirements for the MSc Earth Sciences programme:

Students who hold a certificate of University of Applied Sciences (HBO) or an equivalent of a VU Amsterdam BSc degree obtained at an institution inside or outside of the Netherlands may be admitted to the Master's programme in Earth Sciences on the basis of a decision to that effect taken by the Admission Board. The Examination Board will determine whether the qualification in question is sufficiently relevant to warrant admission. The Admission Board may place additional requirements on the student before granting admission to the programme.

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