Biomedical Sciences

Course Information
  • Subject: Biomedical, Medical Science
  • Level: Postgraduate
  • Type of Degree: MSc
  • Cost: EUR 1,951 2015/2016

Why Choose Radboud University?

Whether your ambition is to do research or to apply biomedical research in practice, you should seriously consider getting your MSc in Biomedical Sciences in Nijmegen.This programme is an excellent preparation for anyone contemplating a career dedicated to improving human health. And others appear to share this view.

For over 20 years, research institutes and health-care organisations all over the world have been employing graduates from Nijmegen. The education programmes of the Faculty of Medical Sciences of the Radboud University score extremely high in the rankings of Dutch universities. Moreover, an external assessment concluded that this programme, which produces around 70 graduates each year, is the best of its kind in the Netherlands. The assessment team were particularly impressed by the unique system of subject area tutors and the caliber of the teaching staff.

Top-flight research & unique form of guidance

This degree programme has a strong link with research at cutting-edge institutes such as the Nijmegen Centre for Molecular Life Sciences (NCMLS), the Nijmegen Centre for Evidence-Based Practice (NCEBP) and the Nijmegen Institute for Infection, Inflammation and Immunity (N4i). Leading scientists in fields ranging from metabolism, membrane transport, neuromuscular disease and inflammation to screening efficacy, clinical interventions and evidence-based medicine are involved in the teaching programme as lecturers and tutors.
There are six major tutors who are responsible for maintaining the quality of each of the majors within the programme as well as for coaching students in their specialist area. This system provides intensive career consultancy - an extremely valuable feature which is often lacking in other educational programmes.

Biomedical Sciences majors

  1. Clinical Human Movement Sciences
  2. Epidemiology
  3. Health Technology Assessment
  4. Human Health Risk Assessment
  5. Human Pathobiology
  6. Human Toxicology


Career Profiles


The training is designed to allow you to master the methodology of a specific scientific discipline and then apply this to real societal problems.
This Master’s programme is going to prepare you for a PhD position and develop your career as a researcher..

"We advise students at each stage in their university career. In effect, we become partners in their decision-making. I believe strongly in student-oriented education and keep a file on every student majoring in epidemiology. My door is always open."

- Professor Bart Kiemeney, Principal Investigator Cancer Epidemiology

 

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