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Biomedical Sciences Research

Leiden University

24 months
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18016 EUR/year
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About

The Biomedical Sciences Research MSc programme at Leiden University aims to provide you with a theoretical background and academic competences in multidisciplinary research in Biomedical Sciences.

Overview

The Biomedical Sciences Research MSc programme at Leiden University is flexible. You can choose a variety of different courses, electives and research internships. However, you have to train yourself in a broad spectrum of topics during your master.

Still, the Research specialisation allows you to focus, to a certain extent, on a particular scientific area. Tracks that provide this focus are offered, which are related to the medical profiles of the LUMC. 

What does the Research specialisation entail?

  • You can even design your own track, in which you can define your own fields of interest. By planning your master, you gain necessary skills for your future career.
  • 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 in different models and with different techniques
  • Learn to present and write up your research in a clear and structured way
  • Learn to search for reliable literature and write a literature review
  • Learn to apply for grants to fund your research

Programme Structure

The components specific for the Research specialisation are:
  • A research internship  
  • A research proposal written in preparation to 
  • A course on animal sciences 
  • A Scientific review 
  • Elective area, which can e.g. consist of courses in- and outside the LUMC or extension of your internship(s) (variable)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90

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

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  • International

    18016 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18016 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1084 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1084 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • Second Dutch master’s programme: €13,616 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.

Funding

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