Student - February 26, 2014

Wageningen has the best Master’s too

Hoger Onderwijs Persbureau

We’ve known about the Bachelor’s for years, but now it seems Wageningen also offers the best Master’s programmes in the Netherlands. This can be seen in the 2014 Guide to Master’s Degrees.

‘It is a familiar formula: intensive teaching of a high standard with a clear focus on applications,’ say the editors.
The Guide says students can’t go wrong with any of the Wageningen Master’s, but three degree programmes in particular stand out. They are among the top 15 Master’s in the Netherlands. Students studying International Land & Water Management, Plant Sciences or Geo-Information Science get taught by the best lecturers, have the best facilities and get decent information beforehand.
The Guide’s scores are based on evaluations by students in the National Student Survey and by experts in the six-yearly degree accreditation. The experts at the accreditation organization NVAO are even more enthusiastic than the students. Wageningen is far and away the best university according to their scores.

Last year, Maastricht was ranked higher than Wageningen but the southerners have now fallen to third place, with Eind­hoven just above them.

Best Masters in Keuzegids
Instelling Opleiding aant studenten Score
Arnhem Artez Hbo Auton. Beeldende Kunst 18 98
Groningen RUG Wo Nanoscience 28 98
Arnhem Artez Hbo Typografie 17 96
Wageningen WUR Wo Int. Land-/Water Management 93 90
Nyenrode Wo Management 197 88
Arnhem HAN Hbo Control Systems Engineering 38 86
A'dam Inholland Hbo Leren en Innoveren 55 86
Den Haag Inholland Hbo Leren en Innoveren 72 86
Wageningen VHL Hbo Management of Development 37 86
Wageningen WUR Wo Plant Sciences 203 86
Eindhoven Fontys Hbo Master of Sports 34 84
Nijmegen HAN Hbo Molecular Life Sciences 23 84
Amsterdam UvA Wo Astronomy van Astrophysics 26 84
Amsterdam UvA Wo Logic 115 84
Wageningen WUR Wo Geo-information Science 77 84
Bron: CHOI