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Biomedical Sciences (MSc)

Career prospects

Graduates of the master Biomedical Sciences have good career perspectives: 90 % find employment within 6 months of graduation (source: WO monitor). You can fulfill different roles in society depending on your specialisation of choice.

Jaap Schreurs


Jaap Schreurs

“After studying Biomedical Sciences Management I started at the Boston Consulting Group, one of the leading strategic consultants in the world. My job is to solve problems of companies, governments or institutions such as hospitals.”

Skills after graduation

After completion of the programme you have gained academic knowledge, insight, skills and methodology in the field of biomedical sciences. You adopted an academic attitude which prepared you for an academic career and postgraduate education as well as for a career in teaching or another career outside academia.

Positions held by our alumni

As a graduates of the Biomedical Sciences Management specialisation you gained knowledge and skills in the area of management, business and entrepreneurship. You career might possibly head towards science- and research driven companies where you can fulfill positions like manager or coordinator.

The MSc in Biomedical Sciences aims to provide you with a theoretical background and with general academic competences in multidisciplinary research in Biomedical Sciences. You will be trained to become an independent researcher, with a further career in science. Either with a view to obtaining a PhD degree, or to fill a position in an industrial or institutional research environment.

All students with a Master of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences are admissible to a PhD programme.

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