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Biomedical Sciences

Hasselt University

24 months
Duration
2168 EUR/year
2168 EUR/year
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About

The Master of Biomedical Sciences at Hasselt University focuses on state-of-the-art methodology, knowledge, insight and academic skills, enabling graduates to unravel the molecular mechanisms of health and disease as independent researchers. The programme provides students with the knowledge and skills required for the proper design of a scientific research project.

Overview

Hasselt University offers 3 unique Master of Biomedical Sciences programmes:

  • The specialization Bioelectronics and Nanotechnology focuses on a novel and interdisciplinary scientific domain at the boundaries between physics, chemistry, electronics, and biomedical sciences.
  • The specialization Environmental Health Sciences focuses on the novel and interdisciplinary scientific domain of toxicology, molecular biology and epidemiology. 
  • The specialization Molecular Mechanisms in Health and Disease focuses on state-of-the-art methodology, in depth knowledge, insight and academic skills, preparing graduates for a carrier in science.

Strengths of the Programme

  • The programme is strongly research-oriented with focus on fundamental research and dissemination of scientific findings
  • The programme offers two internships at top-level research groups all over Belgium and abroad
  • You will have the opportunity to present your research findings in an international conference environment
  • The programme strongly emphasizes lifelong learning and employability skills such as communication (writing and presenting), critical attitude, working in team
  • The programme is based on student-centered education: small groups, individual guidance and feedback, ‘face-to-face’ education
  • The programme has an international and multidisciplinaryorientation 

Career Prospects for Graduates

  • Fundamental and applied research at universities, hospitals, and research centers (PhD, research associate, research technician...)
  • Governmental authorities and centers focusing on public health (project manager, business developer, investment manager...)
  • Research and development in pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries (scientist, process analyst, patent agent...)
  • Independent consultant and entrepreneur 
  • Education (teaching assistant...)

Programme Structure

Common courses for all specializations:

  • Experimental design in BEN
  • Junior internship
  • Grant writing
  • Senior Internship & Master Thesis
  • Quality Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • to the master's programme Bioelectronics and Nanotechnology: all applicants who have at least a bachelor's degree (180 ECTS credit points) in biomedical sciences, physics or bioengineering from a Belgian University (or Maastricht University).
  • to the master's programme Environmental Health Sciences and Molecular Mechanisms in Health and Disease: all applicants who have at least a bachelor's degree (180 ECTS credit points) in biomedical sciences or medicine from a Belgian University (or Maastricht University)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2168 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2168 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2168 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2168 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Hasselt

730 - 1150 EUR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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