Want to check if Medical Biology is the right fit for you? Find out by participating in our upcoming events and via the information available below.
In a live session, via Zoom, the program director and students will tell you everything about this master. You will receive a presentation and you can ask all your questions live or via chat.
6 November 12.00 - 13.00
Students of this programme have the option to choose one of three professional majors (60 EC) or minor (30 EC). Visit the online session to learn more about this.
10 November 16.00 - 17.00
In this webinar, recorded during the theme week Health and Life in the UvA Open House, PhD candidate Julia Eder talks about her research on preventative treatments against viral infections such as COVID-19. In her research she is focusing on what can be done at a cellular level to stop this virus.
Do you want to see what the Amsterdam Science Park campus looks like?
Want to know what it's like to be an international student in Amsterdam? From 25-30 October you can ask your questions during our online Meet & Ask sessions with staff and current international students about admissions, housing, student life in Amsterdam and the Dutch Education Style.
The Master's programme in Biomedical Sciences is a two-year programme. The cluster in Medical Biology offers six pre-defined specialisations or tracks in:
At the beginning of the first year all students must enrol in the compulsory course Molecular Biology of the Cell. Further elective and compulsory coursework and research training largely depends on the individual preferences and the choice of your specialisation.
The entry requirements and the application procedure for this Master’s programme depend on whether you have completed your prior education in the Netherlands or abroad.
For this Master’s programme we don’t offer a pre-Master’s programme.
Up to, but no more than, 240 students are admitted to the Master’s Programme Biomedical Sciences. If more than the maximum number of candidates are found suitable, candidates will be selected on (in random order):
All tracks of the Master's programme Biomedical Sciences are offered as a full-time programme. Due to the nature of the study programme, it isn’t possible to study in part-time.
The application process and the deadline depend on whether you have completed your prior education in the Netherlands or abroad. We strongly recommend to start the application procedure at least a week before the deadline. Getting all your documents ready and going through the process will take several days.
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