Bioethics, M.Sc. | KU Leuven | Leuven, Belgium
12 months
Duration
2000 EUR/year
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About

The Master of Bioethics is a one-year advanced master's programme which is coordinated by the Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law (CBMER) at KU Leuven. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The main objective of the Master of Science in Bioethics is to train highly qualified students for research work or professional activities in the domain of bioethics, an interdisciplinary field that studies value questions that arise in health care, public health and biomedical research.

What is the programme all about?

  • The main objective of the Master of Science in Bioethics from KU Leuven is to train highly qualified students for research work or professional activities in the domain of bioethics, an interdisciplinary field that studies value questions that arise in health care, public health and biomedical research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bioethics    
  • Law and Healthcare    
  • Clinical Bioethics training    
  • Ethics and Law in Biomedical Research    
  • Public Health Ethics and Ethics in Health Policy    
  • Human Genetics, Ethics and Policy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
92

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
92

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Only holders of a master's degree (possible degrees are medicine, biology, nursing sciences, political sciences, theology, philosophy, psychology, sociology, economics, law, ...) will be accepted to the programme.
  • For countries in which a Bachelor's degree is sufficient to pursue a doctorate degree (such as the U.S.), please contact the program coordinator regarding exceptions to the requirement of a previous master's degree.
  • Students should have a good command of English, both spoken and written.
  • Applicants are required to demonstrate their proficiency in English, either by proving that some of their previous studies were successfully completed in English, or by submitting the results of a recognized language proficiency test such as IELTS (Academic version, overall band score of at least 6.5) or TOEFL (minimum score of at least 580 (paper-based) or 237 (computer based) or 92 (internet based) will be accepted).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2000 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2000 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

For most recent - and only official - information on tuition fees, please visit our website. 

Living costs for Leuven

810 - 1280 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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