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Masters in Biomedical Sciences

University of Groningen
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Program description

Become a Biomedical Scientist

The Masters of Science in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands is a two-year education programme taught by enthusiastic staff members who are very experienced in Biomedical Sciences research both from the Department of Medical Sciences and the Department of Biology. The education programme is strongly oriented toward the scientific background of disease, health, and preclinical research.

Students enrolled in Groningen's MSc in Biomedical Sciences are able to choose between specialising in molecular biology or conducting research at the level of population groups (epidemiology). 

Characteristic of the Masters in Biomedical Sciences in Groningen is the depth of experience in the field of studying life processes, and their abnormalities, in the intact organism. Research is being conducted in various fields. One research field, for example, investigates the mechanisms of inflammation and immunity, allergies and tumours. Another important branch is research into diseases of the brain and nervous system. Masters in Biomedical Sciences faculty and students actively participate in all aspects of research, from designing to conducting experiments to writing an international scientific publication.

Can you cure diseases with embryonic stem cells? What can be done about obesity and diabetes? For students who are interested in questions like these, then Groningen's Masters of Science in Biomedical Sciences is a place to study!

Admission requirements

Admission requirements for the Masters in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands are:

  • completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences or a related field focusing on: the interface of molecular and cellular biology, organic chemistry and biochemistry, integrative physiology and behaviour, and medical sciences
  • sufficient English proficiency, demonstrated by the following minimum test scores: English proficiency: TOEFL 580/237/92, IELTS 6.5


Masters of Science (MSc) in Biomedical Sciences

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University of Groningen

The University of Groningen is one of the oldest universities in the Netherlands, founded in 1614 the university ranks amongst the top 100 universities in the world. We are a research intensive institution offering a wide range of highly regarded bachelor,...

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University of Groningen

Broerstraat 5
9712 GL Groningen
The Netherlands

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