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Life Science and Technology



February - September 


2 year



In this master’s programme you will learn to find solutions for complex societal problems as encountered in personalised medicine, chemical biology and sustainable use of biological sources. Courses are offered in Biomedical, Biophysical and Molecular Sciences, and are related to the research topics that are studied within the LIC.


  • Life Science Research and Development

  • Life Science and Business Studies

  • Life Science and Education (partly in Dutch)

  • Life Science and Science Communication and Society


Positions in academia, or in R&D departments in industry, business, public utility companies, teaching, consultancy and government bodies. Many graduates attain higher management positions.

Best preparatory bachelor’s

A BSc in Life Science and Technology (LST) from Leiden University and Delft University of Technology or a degree in life sciences from another university or in a related field.

English proficiency**

IELTS: minimum 6.5 (minimum 6.0 per component)
TOEFL: internet-based 90 (minimum 20 per component)

Faculty of Science


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EU/EEA student tuition fee*


Non-EU/EEA student tuition fee

* This tuition fee is per year and only applies if this is your first master’s programme in The Netherlands
** 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.
*** For application via CIRCLE programme, limited spots are available
NOTE: Tuition fees are subject to change. Please check online our updated tuition fees.