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Biomedical Sciences: Communication

The master’s programme in Biomedical Sciences – Communication consists of compulsory components (e.g. taught courses, research projects, training period) 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 Communication specialisation.

Additional information on the programme, its regulations, schedules and timetable, etcetera can be consulted at LUMC’s website and on Blackboard. Please refer to links to your right hand side.

The master’s programme has the following objectives:

  1. to impart to students academic knowledge, insight, skills and methodology in the field of biomedical sciences;
  2. to prepare students for an academic career and postgraduate education, or to prepare them for a career in teaching or another career outside academia;
  3. 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.

Communication specialisation

Fluency in Dutch Required!

Het programma voor de Communicatie afstudeerrichting bevat, naast de verplichte onderdelen van de opleiding Biomedical Sciences, cursussen uit de PraktijkStudie Journalistiek & Nieuwe media van de Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen. Het programma wordt gedeeltelijk in het Engels en gedeeltelijk in het Nederlands gegeven.

Onderaan deze studiegidspagina tref je de lijst met programma-onderdelen van deze masterspecialisatie. Voor meer informatie en een inhoudelijke beschrijving van de cursussen van de PraktijkStudie Journalistiek & Nieuwe Media word je verwezen naar respectievelijk de website van de Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen en de e-studiegids.

Co-ordinator M-, C- , E- and H-specialisations
Mw. J. v.d. Zee
Molecular Celbiology, LUMC,
Building 2, T-04-54
tel: 071 526 9212

N.B. Het onderstaande schema/vakkenoverzicht is nog niet compleet. Voor meer informatie, check Blackboard.

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2

Compulsory courses Biomedical Sciences

Clinical Research in Practice 4
How to Write a Research Proposal 2
Junior Research Project I 29
Reflection Course: Scientific Conduct 1

Basisvakken Journalism and New Media

Audiovisuele Journalistiek (basisvak) 5
Internetjournalistiek (basisvak) 5
Journalistieke en Redactionele Vaardigheden (basisvak) 5
Medialandschap en -onderzoek (basisvak) 5

Basispakket Science Communication and Society

Science, Communication and Society (SCS)-Fundamentals 17

FOS courses in 2009-2010

Allogeneic Transplantation and Immunotherapy: From Bench to Bedside 6
Bioinformatics: Challenges in Computational Biology 4
Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Syndrome 4
Clinical Pharmacology 4
Depression and other Stress System disorders 6
Developmental Cardiovascular Biology 6
Evolutionary Medicine and Human Aging 4
From Genetic Disease to Functional Genomics 4
From Signal Transduction to Targeted Therapy 6
Molecular Virology 6
Neuroimaging 4
Pathogen Host Interactions 6
Regulation of the Immune Response in Human Disease 6
Stem Cells 6
The Pathophysiology of Intravascular Coagulation 6