Biomedical Sciences: Research
The master’s programme in Biomedical Sciences – Research 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 Research specialisation.
Additional information on the programme and its regulations, can be found on the website of the Leiden University and the learning management system (Brightspace). 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