M.Sc. On Campus

Biomedical Sciences Education

Leiden University

24 months
19600 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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At the Biomedical Sciences Education MSc programme at Leiden University you gain knowledge and skills in the area of teaching in biology.


What does the Education specialisation entail?

The education specialisation is for students who want to work as a first-grade teacher Biology at secondary education or for those who want to specialize in education in general. After completion of this programme you also have the possibility to continue in the field of Biomedical Research.

The Biomedical Sciences Education MSc programme at Leiden University enables you to make a relevant impact on society by educating today’s secondary school pupils for tomorrow’s challenges in the field of biology. Yet, once graduated, you will also be equipped to pursuit a career within scientific biomedical research. 

Programme Structure

During the Biomedical Sciences Education specialisation you will:

  • Deepen and extend your knowledge on the human body in health and disease
  • Acquire academic skills like team work, problem solving and critical thinking
  • Learn to independently perform biomedical research
  • Learn to present and write up your research in a clear and structured way
  • Learn to apply for grants to fund your research
  • Learn to teach secondary school pupils the exciting subject of Biology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences [bachelor Biomedische Wetenschappen], or a NVAO accredited Biomedical Sciences programme, at the level of a Dutch or Flemish University;
  • An equivalent bachelor’s degree (for example Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences or Biology, Life Science). Applicants should possess in depth knowledge, understanding and skills (demonstrated by grades and/or ECTS)  in Immunology (6 ECTS), Pathology (6 ECTS), Bio-Statistics (6 ECTS), Neuroscience (6 ECTS) and Molecular Biology (9 ECTS) at the start of the master’s programme. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19600 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.
  • Second Dutch master’s programme: €15,100 per year

Living costs for Leiden

850 - 1250 EUR /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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