Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management, M.Sc. in Belgium

Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

Study in:Belgium
98 days
Remaining
Deadline: 1 Sep 2019

About

The interuniversity Master in Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management (known as: Oceans & Lakes) offers a multidisciplinary approach to marine and lacustrine systems. It integrates physical, chemical, geological, ecological and societal aspects and encourages students to also consider conservational and sustainability features. Students are provided with strong fundamental and applied knowledge and are prepared for an active role in the scientific research and management of marine and lacustrine systems. In this joint programme on aquatic systems, three universities in Flanders (Belgium) – the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Universiteit Antwerpen and Universiteit Gent combine their expertise. Many other experts and institutions are also involved in on this programme, adding even more knowhow.

International team

The programme attracts an international group of students and professors. The range of professional, educational and cultural backgrounds of the students and professors illustrates the global context of future marine and lacustrine research and management. Case studies are held on local and national policies and management practices in the students’ and professors’ countries of origin, allowing for different perspectives on thetopic.

Program Structure

Courses Include:

  • Estuarine and Costal Systems
  • Oceanography
  • Limnology
  • Environmental Modelling
  • River & Lake Ecology

Academic Requirements

General required documents:

  • passport
  • picture
  • bachelor degree (or enrollment certificate when you are in your final year of studies)
  • transcript of records
  • proof of English-language proficiency

Extra documents:

  • motivation letter
  • 2 reference letters (written by an academic)

Chinese nationals:

  • all documents als stated above +
  • APS certificate

Funding

Scholarships

The Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) participates in many scholarship programmes offering grants to all levels of study (from Bachelor, Master, tp PhD), in various regions, both for short and longer stays.

Detailed Program Facts

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