Facts & figures

Degree: This Master's programme is officially registered under its name in the Central Register of Higher Education Study Programmes
  • Title: MSc
  • Master's degree in: Physics
  • Programme: Climate Physics
Accredited by the NVAO
Croho code:
Part- or full-time status:
Graduate school:
Natural Sciences
Language of instruction:
2 years
Credits: 60 credits equals one year full-time study load (European Credit Transfer System, ECTS)
Tuition fees:
Start of studies:
  • September
  • February
Accessible for students with a degree from a Dutch University of Applied Sciences (Hogeschool):
Yes, under certain conditions
Educational methods:
  • Lecture : 20%
  • Practical: 40%
  • Independent study: 40%
Short description:
Our Master’s programme in Climate Physics offers you a unique combination of theoretical courses and practical training in all aspects of the Earth’s climate. Profiles: Educational profile, Complex systems profile, Applied Data Science profile.
Internship possibility:
Yes, optional
Career outlook:
  • About 50 % of programme graduates continue as PhD students in world-leading groups around the world
  • Other graduates find jobs in the field of Meteorology (10 %), consulting and applied research, secondary or higher education and software development
  • At institutes and companies such as KNMI, MeteoGroup, Deltares, TNO, 'Rijkswaterstaat', ECN, Shell, Aqua Vision and other consultancies
Number of students enrolled last year: Number of students enrolled in the year 2018-2019 (in September, fulltime and parttime)
Average time to graduation: Average duration of studies before graduation, rounded to whole months (source: VSNU, 2018), n>30
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