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Biomedical Sciences



September - February 


2 year



In this two-year programme you are trained in interdisciplinary approaches to address scientific and societal challenges in the field of (bio)medical sciences. The research in this programme is related to the maintenance of health and prevention of disease. The first year provides you with a solid background in Biomedical Sciences via compulsory and elective courses and a research internship. The second year is dedicated to one of the following specialisations


  • Communication
  • Education
  • Management
  • Research


You will acquire a skill set suitable for a wide range of career opportunities not only in (biomedical) research, but also in industry, policy making and communication/education.

Best preparatory bachelor’s

A bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences or equivalent Visit our website for our specific entry requirements and admission procedures.

English proficiency**

IELTS: each test component must score a minimum of 6.0; with an average score of at least 6.5;
TOEFL internet-based: an overall score of 90, each test component must score a minimum of 20.

Faculty of Medicine/LUMC

1 & 2

year master’s programmes


master's students


International master's students




EU/EEA student tuition fee*


Non-EU/EEA student tuition fees per programme:

  • €21,200 Vitality and Ageing
  • €21,200 Biomedical Sciences
  • €31,100 Medicine
  • €31,100 Pharmacy
  • €21,200 Population Health Management
  • €4,500 Transfusion Medicine and Cellular and Tissue Therapies
  • €20,560 Technical Medicine
  • (2023/2024)

* This tuition fee is per year and only applies if this is your first master's programme in The Netherlands. This doesn't apply for the Master Transfusion Medicine and Cellular and Tissue Therapies (MSc)
** English language proficiency requirements are subject to change. Please check our website for the updated English language proficiency requirements. You can find the exact language requirements and more detailed language requirements per programme under each programme description. Also check our website for detailed information on the types of English tests accepted and the equivalent scores for IELTS, TOEFL and Cambridge English tests.
NOTE: Tuition fees are subject to change. Please check online our updated tuition fees.