For this master's programme, selection takes place on the basis of your quality and suitability. For this your motivation, prior qualifications and your (professional) experience are important.
All candidates should meet the general requirements:
- Submit your curriculum vitae
- Write a letter of motivation
- Submit two letters of recommendation
- Demonstrate proficiency in English
Please check below whether additional requirements apply to you.
Also check the required documents under Admission and registration
Graduates from a relevant bachelor’s programme
You are eligible for admission if you have a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, and 10-15 ECTS (or equivalent) in mathematics at bachelor's level is recommended.
Relevant fields are:
- Biological studies relevant to the field of bio based materials
- Polymer science and engineering
- Biomedical engineering
- Or other bachelor's programmes related to or containing (bio)chemistry and/or material science
Graduates from equivalent Dutch HBO-bachelor's programmes
You are eligible for admission, but you need additional approval by the Board of Admissions. 10-15 ECTS (or equivalent) in mathematics at bachelor's level is recommended.
1. Submit your curriculum vitae
All candidates must provide a CV. Please list your education, relevant extracurricular activities and internship/professional experience.
2. Write a letter of motivation
All candidates must write a letter of motivation. Please provide good arguments about why you want to do this master's programme at Maastricht University and why you believe that you can successfully complete the programme.
3. Submit two letters of recommendation
All candidates should provide two relevant letters of recommendation. These letters should preferably be from academic staff members.
4. Demonstrate proficiency in English
Language requirements for English-language master programmes
As English is the language of instruction in this study programme, it is essential that your English language skills are good enough for you to undertake intensive and challenging academic courses that are taught and examined in English.
Answer the questions below to find out if you meet the language requirements.
Prospective students who received their prior education in a non-EU/EEA country (handling fee)
Prospective students applying for this study programme who received their prior education in a non-EU/EEA country will have to pay a handling fee. More information on this handling fee and how to arrange this payment can be found on the Handling fee page.