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Biomedical Sciences - Genetics and Genomics

Maastricht University

24 months
Duration
18200 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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About

Biomedical Sciences - Genetics and Genomics programme at Maastricht University helps us understand how diseases are inherited, what screening and testing options or treatments are available. 

Overview

Biomedical Sciences - Genetics and Genomics programme at Maastricht University  is developed in order to provide students with a strong foundation and expertise in the field of genetics. Main focus is on the application of genetics and genomics principles in scientific research and in the clinic with specific attention for cancer, cardiogenetics, neurogenetics, model systems, forensics and personalised medicine.

Students at Biomedical Sciences - Genetics and Genomics programme at Maastricht University will: 

  • obtain knowledge about technologies for high-throughput collection of 'omics' data and about models used for genetic manipulation or complex human disorders;
  • learn about the concepts and limitations of genetic testing, genetics diversity and the influence of epigenetics on the fundamental regulation of gene expression;
  • analyse data and define ethical and societal issues concerning genetics and genomics;
  • apply the concepts of molecular genetics in the context of research and treatment of diseases (cancer progression, cardiogenetics and neurogenetics);
  • identify genetic and biological pathways in complex diseases; and
  • apply genetics and genomics in personal medicine.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Principles of Genetics
  • Genomics
  • Clinical and Applied Genetics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A copy of your passport or your EU/EEA identity card
    • A copy of your most recent certified transcript and a copy of your diploma if you have obtained it
    • Your Curriculum Vitae
    • Proof of sufficient command of English
    • A sufficient GRE General test score report

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18200 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Maastricht

700 - 1170 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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