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Biomedical Sciences: Health

The master’s programme in Biomedical Sciences – Health consists of compulsory components (e.g. courses and research projects) and electives. The total amount of credits of this two-year programme is 120 EC. Please check the list below for detailed descriptions of the components involved in the Health specialisation.

Additional information on the programme and its regulations, can be found on the website of the programme Biomedical Sciences and the learning management system (Blackboard). Information on course schedules is separately provided.

The master’s programme has the following objectives:
• to impart to students academic knowledge, insight, skills, and methodology in the field of biomedical sciences;
• to encourage students to adopt an academic attitude by acquiring the ability to:
- engage in individual and independent academic thinking
- analyse complex issues
- write academic reports
- apply specialist knowledge and skills in a philosophical and social context;
• to prepare students for an academic career and postgraduate education, or to prepare them for a career in teaching or another career outside academia

Health Specialisation

Fluency in Dutch required!
Dit programma staat alleen open voor:
• Leidse studenten Geneeskunde die een bachelor Geneeskunde en een premaster programma (BW-track) met succes hebben afgerond.
• Studenten die toegelaten zijn tot de master Biomedical Sciences en daarnaast ook de master Geneeskunde in Leiden volgen.

Coordinator M-, C-, E- and H- specialisations
Ms. Dr.ir. J. van der Zee

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2

Compulsory components

Clinical Research in Practice 5
How to Write a Research Proposal 2
Junior Research Project I 29/49
Junior Research Project II 40/55
Reflection Course: Scientific Conduct 1
Career Orientation 2
Semi-artsstage 22

Electives

De keuzeruimte beslaat 7-27 ECTS, afhankelijk van de lengte van JRP-II (20-40 ECTS).

CRiP - Advanced Concepts in Epidemiology 1
CRiP - Using R for data analysis 1
Guest Lectures 1
How To Start My Master 1
A Philosophical Inquiry concerning Biomedicine, part A 1
A Philosophical Inquiry concerning Biomedicine, part B 1
CIS: Presenting like a Pro 1

FOS courses in 2018-2019

Your choice of FOS courses should add up to at least 12 credits in your enite 2-year programme.

Advances in Neurophysiology 6
Clinical and Functional Neuroanatomy 6
Cardiometabolic disease 6
Allogeneic Transplantation and Immunotherapy: From Bench to Bedside 6
Biological Mechanisms of Ageing and Development 6
Biomedical Translational Research in Surgery 6
Clinical Pharmacology 4
Proteomics in Biomedical Research 6
Cutting edge Immunology: from Chemistry to Metabolism 6
Depression and other Stress Related Disorders 6
Electrical Interactions in the Heart: From Disease to Treatment 4
Finding new causes of thrombosis: the clinical-epidemiological approach. From idea to publication. 6
Genome (in)stability, cancer and ageing 6
Imaging in Neurosciences 6
Molecular Data Science: from disease mechanisms to personalized medicine 4
Molecular Virology of RNA Viruses 6
Pathogen Host Interactions 6
Regulation of the Immune Response in Human Disease 6
Research Applications of Developmental Biology 4
The Pathophysiology of Coagulation 6

FOS courses in 2019-2020

Translational Neurogenetics 6
From genetic disease to functional genomics 6
Chemical Biology, Signal Transduction and Targeted Therapy 6
Stem Cells 6