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Overview

Would you like to work on solutions to environmental issues from a natural science perspective? Then join the Soil, Water and Atmosphere programme from Wageningen University and Research.

What are the unique programme aspects?

  • Hydrology, meteorology and soil science brought together in one Bachelor of Science.
  • Working to solve environmental problems using insights from physics, mathematics, chemistry and biology.
  • Focus on issues such as climate change, flooding, drought and erosion from a natural science perspective.

Future career – Soil, Water, Atmosphere

Obtaining a master’s degree significantly enlarges your possibilities on the job market. Therefore, graduates of the BSc Soil, Water, Atmosphere generally proceed their education with the MSc Earth and Environment. Besides Earth and Environment a bachelor’s degree in Soil, Water, Atmosphere also grants admission to a MSc in Geo-Information Science, Climate Studies or other MSc programmes.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Chemistry
  • Introduction Soil, Water, Atmosphere
  • Introduction Environmental Sciences
  • Water 
  • Introduction to Soil Geography
  • Introductory Physics
  • Mathematics 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

  • Be in possession of a secondary school leaving certificate (a Dutch ‘vwo-diploma’) or an equivalent to the Dutch pre-university diploma, and;
  • Have studied certain subjects (at the required level) relevant to the programme you are applying for, and;
  • Meet the English language requirements.
  • For Dutch taught programmes you also have to meet the Dutch language requirements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15700 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2083 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2083 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Wageningen

  • 700 - 800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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