List of courses

Composing your study programme

You can find a guide on how to compose your study programme here.

Core courses

From the courses listed below, students must obtain 36 ECTS.

Choice 1 Field Courses

Different field courses will be organized from which the student must choose one (3 credits).
From the courses listed below, students must obtain 3 ECTS.

Choice 2 Monsoon school

From 2018-2019 onwards we will organise a Monsoon school. Students can choose to follow the Monsoon school, to follow another summer school for 6 ECTS, or to follow other courses for 6 ECTS from any Belgian Master programme. From the courses listed below, students must obtain 6 ECTS.

 

Broadening courses

From the courses listed below, students must obtain 12 ECTS.

 

Supporting courses

Based on the student's background and after approval of the chairman of the examination board, students must choose 9 ECTS-credits from the courses listed below. At least the level of 'Advanced Applied Statistics' must be reached.

 

Major

One major to choose out of 4 specializations, consisting of 24 ECTS compulsory courses.

Major 1 Global Change Impacts on Ecology and Biodiversity

Major 2 Conservation Biology and Ecosystem Management

Major 3 Environmental Impact and Remediation

Major 4 Marine and Lacustrine Geosciences

 

Master thesis (30 ECTS)

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More information on the courses can also be found on the VUB website or on the faculty's website.