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Biomedicine, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #970 (BCR) ,
UNamur offers a Master’s degree taught entirely in English. The Master in Biomedicine is an introduction to all the developmental stages of a new therapeutic molecule and focuses on pre-clinical and clinical research.


Your objectives

  • To master all the developmental stages of new therapies, particularly those derived from biotechnology or cells.

  • To develop biomarkers related to different therapies, in particular using genetics and pharmacogenomics.

  • To conduct and monitor pre-clinical and clinical studies.

  • To ensure the production quality of biotechnological and biosimilar products, cell therapies (stem cells), gene therapies, tissue engineering and medical devices (implants, drug delivery devices, etc.).

Why study at UNamur?

  • Rapid integration into the world of work, with visits to companies and hospitals (departments of R&D, production, quality control, clinical trials, etc.) and a placement at the end of the second year Master in research, production, or evaluation of advanced therapies, or in the field of hospital-based clinical trials;

  • An excellent, practical mastery of English (the entire programme is in English);

  • In addition to your Master’s degree, you will receive an official qualification as a biotechnician in the handling of laboratory animals and/or experiment supervisor;

  • Pathway to a Doctorate and to biomedical research.

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Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pharmacogénétique
  • English enhancement
  • Medication adherence and patient empowerment

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Conditions for admission

For details of conditions for admission, please visit (in French only) or contact the registration service (‘service des inscriptions’).

Admissions procedure

If you have a degree from an institution outside of Belgium, you will need to complete and return the admissions request form ( before 31 August (30 April for students from outside the European Union).

For admission to the teaching focus of the Master, you will also be required to pass a French language test at level C1 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    835 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 835 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Namur

  • 720 - 1120 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


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