Biomedical Sciences: Communication
The common part of the programme for all students of MSc Biomedical Sciences consists of a 20-week research traineeship, a number of thematic (Frontiers of Science) courses, a course on how to write a research proposal, a course on clinical research in practice and a course on scientific conduct.
The second year of the Communication specialisation is dedicated to the communication side of the life sciences. You will follow courses and perform a communication internship in/at e.g. a museum, magazine, institute or other (large) organization. In addition, students will complete the module Career orientation. This unique module includes assignments to get to know and reflect on skills, knowledge and preferences, lectures of alumni to learn what path predecessors have taken, and guest lectures, workshops and career events to explore the job market. The ultimate goal of this module is to help our students to start their search for a job with confidence!
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Master of Science
The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) is a student-centred system based on the student workload required to achieve the objectives of a programme of study. Its aim is to facilitate the recognition of study periods undertaken by mobile students through the transfer of credits. The ECTS is based on the principle that 60 credits are equivalent to the workload of full-time student during one academic year.
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Tuition fee 2023/2024
The EU/EEA rate is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
- The (bachelor) degree was passed within the nominal duration of the study plus one year at the start of the master's programme;
- Research experience for at least three months in a final project (internship) at the start of the master's programme.
- During a final project (internship) and/or courses the applicant has acquired skills with respect to working in a laboratory for at least three weeks;
- 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;
- Grade Point Average of at least 6.5 (Dutch grading system; or international equivalent) at the submission deadline.
- IELTS overall band
- TOEFL internet based
- Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
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The non-EU/EEA rate is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
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The institutional rate is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
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|Start date||App. deadline EU/EEA||App. deadline Non-EU/EEA|
|1 Sep '23||15 May '23||1 Apr '23|
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