What is the advantage of doing a Minor in the MSc?
Possible benefits of a Major - Minor combination could be to
gain additional competencies
improve specific skills
establish a personal profile
hold a second subject for the teaching diploma (only possible together with the BSc Minor)
Which Minors are recommended for a Master in Biology?
Applied Probability and Statistics
Data Analysis in Natural Sciences
BioMed Entrepreneurship (possible only after the Master's thesis, start in September)
Is part-time studying possible during the Master studies?
Courses and lectures are analogous to the BSc Advanced Studies in part-time possible (compulsory attendance in the block courses).
The Master's thesis takes always 12 months full-time. The execution of the Master's thesis in part-time is only in special circumstances, such as chronic illness or care obligations possible.
Take financial precaution if needed.
You are in the "World of Science" which means:
no general working hours or regulation of holidays
commitment depending the requirements of the project
your full commitment will be expected
Which Master concentration should I choose?
Skills are more important than the name of the degree. Which skills do you intend to train?
field research experience
quantitative skills (computer / statistics / big data)
A committed Master thesis supervisor is as important as an interesting Master topic.
Graduated students of all Master concentrations show a broad variety of occupations after their studies. Having obtained a Master of Sciences in Biology degree is very valuable, whereas the chosen concentration is not decisive for the later career.