Discover the Master’s programme & tracks
The Master's programme Biomedical Sciences offers 2 clusters. Medical Biology is one of them. The other cluster is:
The study programme
Medical Biology focuses on the interface between Biology and Medical Sciences. It offers an interesting study for those who are fascinated by acquiring in-depth fundamental knowledge of the biochemical and molecular biological background of medical phenomena, and wish to specialise in one or multiple area of this field of research. There are seven pre-defined tracks you can choose from:
Meet the people
How to get to know this Master's programme better than via its students? Read the experiences from students and what they say about Medical Biology.
I chose the University of Amsterdam, because it has great collaborations with major institutes throughout the city. Therefore, students get lectures from leading scientists in the field.Yasmin de Wit, student Medical Biology
Four out of five graduates of the Medical Biology programme find a job within a year of obtaining their Master's degree. Approximately half continue on in the field of research as PhD students or as researchers in industry, hospitals or institutes.
Is Medical Biology for you?
It is the programme for you, if you:
- are interested in unravelling the secrets of life;
- are fascinated by acquiring in-depth fundamental knowledge of the biochemical and molecular biological background of medical phenomena;
- enjoy doing experiments;
- wish to specialise in one or multiple areas of this field of research.
Admission during COVID-19
Due to the Corona pandemic, the UvA will allow you to start your Master’s programme before having fully completed your Bachelor’s degree. Check the Application and Admission pages for more information.