Admission and finances
Check out the admission requirements and application procedure for the part-time Master in Molecular Life Sciences. Here you can also look into the tuition fees and other costs.
Below are the admissions criteria for the part-time Master in Molecular Life Sciences at HAN.
To enroll in the part-time program, you need to be:
- an EU/EER, Swiss or Surinamese citizen;
- an expat with a valid Dutch residence permit; or
- a refugee with a valid Dutch residence permit.
None of these apply to you? Unfortunately, you can’t enroll in the part-time program. You can enroll in the full-time program though. See the criteria for the full-time program.
You need to have one of the following:
- Bachelor of Applied Sciences in Life Sciences or Higher Laboratory Education
- Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Life Sciences or comparable discipline
- Another diploma (e.g. technicians diploma from Germany) but you have developed to bachelor level, e.g. through work experience. Your qualifications at bachelor level will be tested during an assessment procedure. Click on the link below for the assessment procedure.
Certificate and transcript
Apart from your bachelor certificate, we need an official transcript of all the courses you followed. Still doing your bachelor? Then send an official list of the courses and grades so far.
Your degree certificate and your transcript or list of courses needs to be in Dutch, English or German. Need a translation? Make sure you get a sworn translation.
You need to prove you have a sufficient level of English. We require one of the following:
- IELTS score of at least 6.5
- TOEFL score of 90 or higher (internet-based)
- Cambridge FCE Grade B minimum score 176 / CAE / CPE
You have a workplace where you can carry out the practical assignments.
You have at least 5 months of practical research experience.
A good match?
Want to discover if this part-time master program is a good match for you? Arrange a personal consultation with a staff member. You can discuss your previous education and experience and discover if the program is a good match.
Apply in 6 steps
Are you ready to enroll? Here we guide you through the 6 steps of the application process.
Do you meet the admission criteria? Then you can apply.
A few days after applying on Studielink, you receive a confirmation letter. It lists the additional information and documents you need to send. Make sure you send all the documents before 15 August.
The program manager reviews your application and documents. You might be asked for additional information. Or an interview. Next, you find out whether you’ve been accepted into the program.
Have you been accepted? Signed all the necessary documents? Paid your tuition fees? Then you’re officially enrolled in the program.
A great opportunity to get to know your lecturers and classmates as well as the campus and city of Arnhem. Welcome to the start of your student life at HAN!
Your tuition fees depend on your nationality. And whether you already earned a master degree in the Netherlands.
|Tuition fees for part-time Master in Molecular Life Sciences||2020-21||2021-22|
|EU/EEA, Swiss or Surinamese nationality||€2,143||€1,084|
|EU/EEA student with master degree from Dutch institution||€8,668||€7,714|
Note: tuition fees have been lowered for 2021-2022 because of decisions made by the government and HAN regarding the coronacrisis.
Professional or academic: Benefits of a professional master
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