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: Environmental Sciences
  • Programme: Sustainable Development
Accreditation:
Accredited by the NVAO
Croho code:
60810
Part- or full-time status:
Full-time
Faculty:
Geosciences
Graduate school:
Geosciences
Language of instruction:
English
Duration:
2 years
Credits: 60 credits equals one year full-time study load (European Credit Transfer System, ECTS)
120
Tuition fees:
Start of studies:
September
Accessible for students with a degree from a Dutch University of Applied Sciences (Hogeschool):
Yes, under certain conditions
Educational methods:
  • Lecture : 25%
  • Seminar: 15%
  • Independent study: 60%
Short description:
Sustainable Development is the study of scientific solutions and societal interventions for an environmentally accountable society.
Tracks:
  • Energy and Materials
  • Environmental Change and Ecosystems
  • Earth System Governance
  • International Development
Education and examination regulations:
Teaching and Examination Regulations 2018/2019 Graduate School of Geosciences
Internship possibility:
Yes, optional
Career outlook:
  • Consultant
  • Researcher
  • Project Manager
  • Policy Advisor
  • Entrepeneur
Number of students enrolled last year: Number of students enrolled in the year 2018-2019 (in September, fulltime and parttime)
119
Average time to graduation: Average duration of studies before graduation, rounded to whole months (source: VSNU, 2018), n>30
Full time: 29 months