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Masters Degrees in Life Sciences in the Netherlands

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Study a Life Sciences Masters in the Netherlands in 2024

If you are interested in the study of living things, such as biology, botany or zoology, then you are interested in life sciences. A degree in life sciences will give you a foundation in these broader life sciences, also including biochemistry, anatomy and physiology and ecology. You will be able to fine tune your interests and choose to focus on specialist subjects during your degree.

Graduates of Life Sciences masters degrees will develop strong analytical skills as well as critical thinking skills, which can lead to career paths in the healthcare sector, working in the pharmaceutical industry, teaching, academia, conservation and animal welfare.

Your masters degree will focus on a specific area of Life sciences and will be delivered through lectures and seminars, with a possibility of group projects. Specialisms of your study might be:

  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Zoology
  • Anatomy
  • Ecology
  • Physiology

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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