Master Molecular Life Sciences Full-time
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The program starts 1 September 2022
Are you a recent graduate in the life sciences field? Do you want to master up your science skills? To become a more independent and versatile professional? This master of science in molecular life sciences offers just that. The perfect balance between workplace learning and applied research.
Why study Molecular Life Sciences at HAN?
Molecular Life Sciences rated ‘top program’ for 7th year running by independent consumer guide (Keuzegids master).
Students and staff get latest insights from the HAN BioCentre. This centre conducts contract research for the life sciences industry.
You learn on the job for the full duration of the program. In an internship or at your current work.
External advisors regularly test the program for its relevance to biotechnology sector.
Molecular Life Sciences: quick facts
Program: What do you learn?
The molecular life sciences program enriches your knowledge. In molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, statistics, bioinformatics and immunology. At the same time, you learn how to effectively manage projects. What kind of projects? Developing vaccines, medicines and diagnostic tests to name a few. You also learn the ins and outs of quality control, regulations and patents.
Careers: What can you do with this master of science?
This master of science gives you the skills to design and manage projects. In different areas of biotechnology. You can work for companies in the pharmaceutical industry, personal health care or the food and feed industry. Or you can pursue your career at a university, hospital or private research institute.
Study in part-time?
Do you already have a job in the field? Are you an EU/EEA citizen and can you get to Nijmegen at least once a fortnight? Why not study in part-time? Follow the modules at your own pace. Complete the assignments at your place of work. Your company benefits because you gear the assignments to their needs. The part-time program takes from 2 to 4 years.
Why study in Holland?
Holland has a large population of international students so you won’t feel alone. In fact, 1 in 10 students is an international student. Why do so many international students come here? Because Holland has excellent, affordable higher education. It also has a thriving economy (18th in the world) so there are plenty of job opportunities. What’s more, the Dutch are open-minded and almost everyone speaks English.
The Dutch way of learning
The atmosphere in a Dutch classroom is quite informal and your lecurers are easy to talk to. In fact, at HAN you’re seen as a partner in the learning process. Class sizes are small and your lecturers encourage you to actively participate in class. To ask questions. To give your own opinion. They also stimulate you to be creative. And to discover things for yourself.
Discover the city of Nijmegen
Nijmegen is a lively university town with a great atmosphere. Just wander through its beautiful old streets and you’ll feel its rich history. Looking for a charming pub or restaurant, a bit of culture or a great night out? Nijmegen has all this and more. Keen on sport or nature? Nijmegen has loads of sports clubs and is surrounded by beautiful forests full of hiking and bicycle trails.
HAN Nijmegen campusLaan van Scheut 2
6525 EM Nijmegen
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Find out more about how the program is structured. And all the details on the modules.