Biomedical Sciences (MSc)
About the programme
The education specialisation is there for students who want to work as a first grade teacher Biology at secondary education or for those who want to specialise in education in general. After completing this programme you also have the possibility to continue in the field of Biomedical Research. Since the programme is partly taught in English and partly in Dutch, fluency in Dutch is required.
The common part of the programme for all students of MSc Biomedical Sciences consists of:
- A 20-week research traineeship JRP1 (29 ec)
- A number of Frontiers of Science courses (at least 12 ec)
- A course on how to write a research proposal (2 ec)
- A course on clinical research in practice (5 ec)
- A course on scientific conduct (1 ec)
- Elective courses or extension of your JRP1 (variable)
- The module Career orientation (1 ec)
These components are usually followed in the first year of your master, but your planning can be flexible and depends on the choices you make.
In the Education specialisation, the second year consists of the following components:
During this 2-year master programme you define your own fields of interest in courses and a research project in the first year. The second year is dedicated to teaching. By designing and planning your own programme, you will obtain essential academic skills for your future career. Our unique module Career orientation will guide you in your development into a young professional and will help your search for a great start of your career after the master. For personal advice you can also go to our career officer. Our programme advisor can provide help with the study programme and planning of your master, and our study advisor is available for guidance in case of personal circumstances that may affect study progress.