Life Science Research and Development (MSc)
About the programme
The Life Science Research and Development programme consists of 120 European Credit Transfer System points (EC) and includes a research training project of 60 EC.
The curriculum of Life Science Research and Development consists of:
- Research training project(s) (60 EC)
- Academic Writing (2 EC) and Science Methodology (4 EC)
- Core courses (24 EC)
- Elective courses (24 EC)
- Specialisation specific components (6 EC)
The research training project can be split into two projects: one major (at least 40 EC) and one minor (at least 20 EC). The research project includes a presentation and a written report - the master's thesis.
The master’s research project can be carried out in one of the research groups at the LIC. You also have the opportunity to carry out pre-clinical master’s projects in biomedical research institutes, including the LUMC, Erasmus MC and The Netherlands Cancer Institute.
- Thesis Talks
- Literature study
- Lab work
- Writing of essays
- Project groups
- Working groups
At the start of the programme you will choose a personal mentor. The mentor will be your personal coach during the complete master's programme. You will also use a digital Master planner to schedule your studies. The schedule will be monitored by your mentor and the study coordinator. During your master programme you will become a member of one of the research groups and receive the necessary guidance.