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Biotechnology degrees in the Netherlands

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International Food & Agribusiness BSc

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Study a Biotechnology degree in the Netherlands in 2024

Biotechnology looks at the coming together of natural sciences and engineering sciences in order to use biological systems and living organisms to create products that meet a certain need. There are five main areas of biotechnology: animal, environmental, human, industrial and plant. You might choose to study a degree that focuses on one of these areas specifically, or a degree that covers them all throughout your studies.

Graduates of a degree in biotechnology will have a range of career options available to them. These include microbiologist, geneticist, ecological consultant, research analyst, and laboratory technician, among others.

Your degree will be delivered through a mixture of modes. These will include lectures and seminars, as well as practical laboratory based sessions. Depending on your course, you may also have the opportunity to take part in a work placement. Modules you study could include:

  • Genetics
  • Cells to Organisms
  • Molecular Biotechnology
  • Neuroscience
  • Population and Evolution
  • Behavioural Ecology

Study in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is a great choice for international students, as it has a very large international population that would be ready to make any new international students feel at home. The Netherlands was also one of the first non-native English speaking countries to offer courses taught in English to international students. The Dutch people have a long standing reputation of being tolerant and open minded, meaning you will feel welcomed and comfortable as soon as you arrive in the country.

See our detailed guide to studying in the Netherlands for international students.

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