The Master of Biomedical Sciences (Leuven) programme provides exceptional preparation for researchers, and those seeking an optimal scientific biomedical background in order to work or teach in the critical areas of human disease and health.
Biomedical scientists will be expertly prepared for a career of exciting scientific research in academic or pharmaceutical laboratories dedicated to improving knowledge of human health, and finding prevention strategies and cures for diseases.
The individually tailored curriculum allows you to focus on the areas you want to explore in greater depth. You will be taught by biomedical and clinical researchers active in the field, keeping you closely involved and up-to-date with the latest developments.
Why study this programme?
Graduates of this Master’s programme will be fully equipped to solve critical biomedical challenges, whether it be as part of a group or individually.
Careers of biomedical scientists often have an international dimension, and will touch on very diverse aspects of human health. Biomedical scientists are prepared for a personal career full of scientific research, and move into academic or pharmaceutical laboratories to contribute to a better understanding of human health and finding prevention strategies and cures for diseases.
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Biomedical Research Topics
Analyzing and Interpreting Scientific Research
Courses for Specific Students
The programme provides exceptional preparation for researchers. It is also ideal for those seeking an optimal scientific biomedical background in order to work or teach in the area of human disease and health, including healthcare policy.
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
Minimum required score:
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To qualify for admission to the Master of Biomedical Sciences at the KU Leuven, you must:
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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