Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 18 k / Year(s) Foreign:$ 18 k / Year(s)  
StudyQA ranking:4434 Duration:48 months

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The Bachelor in Biology addresses present-day challenges in the fields of Conservation, Environmental Management and Biotechnology. The aim is to train Biologists that companies, institutions, and society needs who will contribute to creating sustainable environmental practices. The programs focus on management equips students with the organizational skills to manage teams and use their capacity for innovation to implement effective and efficient solutions which will improve life quality, while protecting the environment. Central to the program are field studies in areas rich in biodiversity and international internships.

Career Paths:
  • Large international companies with environmental divisions
  • Consultancy
  • Education
  • Scientific media: TV, newspapers, journals, magazines and news agencies
  • NGOs and environmental organizations
  • Biotechnology or pharmaceutical companies
  • International research and development institutions
  • Industry sectors: healthcare, food, agriculture, energy, chemicals and forests

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • EUR 18000 Year (EEA)
  • EUR 18000 Year (Non-EEA)
Start date September 2015 Duration full-time 48 months Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

1st YearSemester 1
  • Mathematics applied to Life Sciences
  • Chemistry in Biological Processes
  • Cell and Tissue Biology
  • Physics in Biological Processes
  • Humanities - IE Module
Semester 2
  • Biostatistics
  • Plant Biodiversity
  • Earth Sciences
  • Animal Biodiversity
  • Business Fundamentals - IE Module
  • Interpersonal Skills - IE Module
2nd YearSemester 1
  • Animal and Plant Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Ecology
  • Genetics
Semester 2
  • Laboratory Management
  • Molecular Biology
  • Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecosystems
  • Bioenergy
  • Comparative Physiology
  • Quality Management of Biological Products
  • Data Analysis and Experimental Design
3rd YearSemester 1
  • Environmental Management
  • Biotechnology
  • Biological Research
  • Ethics - IE Module
Semester 2
  • Information Technologies for Sustainability
  • Food Analysis
  • Habitats of the World
  • Organizational Behavior - IE Module
4th Year
  • Final project

Related Scholarships*

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship

    "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

  • Alumni Study Travel Fund

    Scholarships for students who are already attending the University of Reading.

  • Amsterdam Merit Scholarships

    The University of Amsterdam aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.

* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than IE University.


Scholarships are available.

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