MSc Life Science and Technology
All master students must follow a basic theoretical training comprising of at least
Academic writing 2 EC
Science Methodology 4 EC
Core courses 24 EC
Futhermore, all students must take the compulsory co-curricular component "WORK" for career orientation.
Additional training within the specialisations:
Life Science Research and Development
The research specialisation offers the student the opportunity to spend two full years on training and specialisation not only to become an independent and creative researcher, but also someone who can use their analytical skills to resolve challenges in their career in science or in society. The majority of the students with an MSc in Life Science Research and Development will continue their career in a PhD position.
Life Science and Business Studies
The specialisation Life Science and Business Studies (BS) offers students the possibility to combine Life Science with knowledge, insights and skills in the area of management and business.
Students are encouraged to broaden their horizon, to form an opinion on and prepare for a career in industry and to enhance competences for pursuing business opportunities created in science and research.
Life Science and Science Communication and Society
The specialisation Life Science and Science Communication and Society (SCS) offers students the possibility to combine life sciences and science communication. Students are prepared for a career in popularisation of science or for a career as a scientist with a communicating mind-set.
Life Science and Education
The specialisation Life Science and Education (EDU) prepares students for a career as chemistry (scheikunde) or biology (biologie) teacher qualified to teach in Dutch secondary education.