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Bio Inspired Innovation

Utrecht University

Master Postgraduate Utrecht

Course description

Qualification Master of Science
Field of study Mathematics, natural sciences and computer science
Course summary This Master's programme equips you with research, design, and collaborative skills to facilitate sustainable innovations that take their lessons from nature.
Course description We look at evolutions in Nature to find solutions for the societal challenges we face. Bio-inspired innovation (BII) is aimed at students with a Bachelor's degree in the Life Sciences who are interested in using bio-inspired design and science and want to innovate services, products and production systems. With this programme you are equipped for a position in which you contribute to the transition to a circular economy with Bio Inspired Innovations. This Master's programme equips you with research, design, and collaborative skills that will make you a Bio Inspired expert. BII builds on the excellent research at the Faculty of Science and links research findings to solve societal and business challenges. The first year of the programme you learn to set up and execute research and discuss and report its outcomes. In the second year you will combine innovation, research, and design. You will develop design and innovation skills to help you translate key scientific insights into 'game-changers' for a sustainable, circular economy. A network of organisations and companies will enable you to find an internship of your interest.
Study subjects -
Course objectives -
ECTS credits 120.00
Duration 24 month(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes -
Accreditation -

About the institution

Department Faculty of Science
Information about the institution Commitment, inspiration, ambition and independence are Utrecht University's core values. The University fosters its academic community through investment in staff and students.

Admission

Admission requirements
Language requirements
IELTS overall band 6.5
TOEFL computer based 237
TOEFL internet based 93
TOEFL paper based 580
Professional experience required -
Duration 24 month(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Sep 2020 - -
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2020 (FT)€ 2143€ 20473€ 13553

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.

Scholarships

Holland Scholarship, Utrecht Excellence Scholarship

For more scholarships, visit: www.grantfinder.nl

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Contact

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study info

studievoorlichting@uu.nl

Telephone number +31 30 253 7590
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