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Biomedical Sciences (MSc)

About the programme

The research study programme aims at deepening and broadening your knowledge within those research areas which determine the LUMC profile: vascular and regenerative medicine, immunity, infection diseases and tolerance, translational neurosciences, cancer pathogenesis and therapy, ageing, innovation in health strategy quality of care and biomedical ageing. The MSc research programme is taught in English.

Programme outline

The common part of the programme for all students of MSc Biomedical Sciences consists of:

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 Research 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 research projects in a broad spectrum of biomedical topics and techniques. 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.


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