MSc Biomedical Sciences

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Program Description

The Master Biomedical Sciences deals with all normal and abnormal processes in the human body. The primal goal of the program is to better understand diseases in order to improve existing therapeutic interventions and/or suggest new ones.

What does this master’s program entail?

The Master Biomedical Sciences deals with all normal and abnormal processes in the human body. The primal goal of the program is to better understand diseases in order to improve existing therapeutic interventions and/or suggest new ones.

Besides the common program, which teaches you the basic knowledge you need about research in Biomedical Sciences, your program is further defined by one of the specializations:

  • Biomedical Sciences Communication
  • Biomedical Sciences Education
  • Biomedical Sciences Management
  • Biomedical Sciences Research
  • Biomedical Sciences Health

5 reasons to choose the Master Biomedical Sciences at Leiden University

  • The program is offered by Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), a modern institution where research, education and patient care with a high-quality profile and a strong scientific orientation are combined and located together at a single location;
  • Research conducted at LUMC scores very highly in European and world rankings;
  • The flexibility of our two-year program allows you to follow your individual interests in the order that suits you best;
  • Choice of specializations in Research, Management, Science Communication, and Education. Students who wish to look beyond hardcore research are thus taught to bridge science to business, or to society in general;
  • You will enjoy small-group teaching and high-quality courses on subjects at the frontiers of modern science.

Admission and application procedure

https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/education/study-programmes/master/biomedical-sciences/entry-requirements/admission-and-application-procedure

Contact

Support groups

The Master program Biomedical Sciences offers special support groups for students. You may contact the professors in this support group in case you need advice in making choices with regards to the possibilities within the master’s program.

General information

For general information concerning the possibilities within the master and advice with respect to the scheduling of your master’s program: Dr. J. van der Zee (J.van_der_Zee@lumc.nl) and P.J.A. van den Broek (P.J.A.van_den_Broek@lumc.nl).

Study advisor

For general information concerning the possibilities within the master and advice with respect to the scheduling of your master’s program: Dr. J. van der Zee (J.van_der_Zee@lumc.nl) and P.J.A. van den Broek (P.J.A.van_den_Broek@lumc.nl).

Last updated Aug 2019

About the School

Are you curious, critical and involved in the world around you? At Leiden University, the oldest university in the Netherlands, you can make a valuable contribution to tackling the various national an ... Read More

Are you curious, critical and involved in the world around you? At Leiden University, the oldest university in the Netherlands, you can make a valuable contribution to tackling the various national and international challenges facing modern society. Together with academics and fellow students from all over the world, you will actively address these challenges. We keep an open mind, do not shy away from difficult discussions and allow one another the space to disagree. We expect the same active, open-minded and critical attitude from you. We challenge you to look beyond your own boundaries. Leiden University welcomes anyone who wants to achieve their full potential. Our modest community size in the historical cities of Leiden and The Hague creates a highly personal and committed atmosphere. Together, we map out a learning path that suits you and your ambitions. You will also be encouraged to conduct research in cooperation with eminent and enthusiastic scholars. The knowledge and skills you develop here will benefit you for the rest of your life, regardless of the career path you choose! Read less
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