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Biomedical Sciences: Health

Preliminary program

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

Vak EC Semester 1 Semester 2

Compulsory components

Clinical Research in Practice 5
Junior Research Project I 29/49
How to Write a Research Proposal 2
Career Orientation 2
Junior Research Project II 40/54
Semi-artsstage 22
Reflection Course: Scientific Conduct 1

Electives

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

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

FOS courses in 2019-2020

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

Allogeneic Transplantation and Immunotherapy: From Bench to Bedside 6
Biological Mechanisms of Ageing and Development 4
Biomedical Translational Research in Surgery 6
Chemical Biology, Signal Transduction and Targeted Therapy 6
Clinical and Functional Neuroanatomy 6
Clinical Pharmacology 4
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
From genetic disease to functional genomics 6
Glycobiology in Health and Disease 4
Imaging in Neurosciences 6
Molecular Data Science: from disease mechanisms to personalized medicine 6
Molecular Virology of RNA Viruses 6
Pathogen Host Interactions 6
Proteomics in Biomedical Research 6
Regulation of the Immune Response in Human Disease 6
Research Applications of Developmental Biology 4
Stem Cells 6
The Pathophysiology of Coagulation 6
Translational Neurogenetics 6

FOS courses in 2020-2021

Advances in Neurophysiology 6
Cardiometabolic disease 6
Genome (in)stability, cancer and ageing 6