MSc Life Science and Technology

Leiden University

Program Description

MSc Life Science and Technology

Leiden University

In recent decades, life science research has enabled enormous breakthroughs in our understanding of fundamental molecular and cellular processes and mechanisms of life. The MSc programmes in Life Science & Technology in Leiden and Delft are complementary.

Life Science & Technology researches the processes in the living cell. The cell is the building block of life, the smallest unit with the characteristics of living systems. Increased knowledge of the mechanisms of the cell can lead to a cleaner industry, better medicines, new methods for combating diseases and isolating enzymes for the development of improved foodstuffs.

Knowledge about genomic organisation, studies of protein-protein interactions and the characterisation of molecular structures have become central in modern life science research and technology. This knowledge forms the basis of the molecular understanding of health and disease. It finds important applications in innovative health care, in the pharmaceutical industry and in so-called ‘red’ biotechnology, and is the focus of the Leiden programme.

5 reasons to choose Life Science & Technology at Leiden University

  1. Life Science & Technology educates MSc students in fundamental academic and applied technology elements within Life Sciences.
  2. This master’s programme is based on the collaboration between the two internationally well-known Leiden Institute of Chemistry and the Biotechnology Institute, Delft University of Technology.
  3. Students will become full members of the various multidisciplinary internationally reputed research groups.
  4. This master’s programme offers opportunities for carrying out research projects in excellent research groups worldwide and in industrial situations.
  5. The high standard of education and research facilities ensure excellent job prospects in industry, government and academia.

Tuition fees

EU/EEA, Dutch (including Netherlands Antilles), Swiss or Surinamese: around €1,984.

Other: around €16,400.

Interested?

If you would like to know more, please get in touch or visit the programme introduction page on our website: http://en.mastersinleiden.nl/programmes/life-science-and-education/en/introduction.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 19, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Feb. 2017
Sept. 2017
Duration
Duration
2 years
Full time
Price
Price
1,984 EUR
Information
Deadline
Request Info
October 15th for those requiring a visa, residence permit or housing; if these are not required, the deadline is Dec 1st.
Start date Feb. 2017
Place
Netherlands Leiden
Application deadline Request Info
October 15th for those requiring a visa, residence permit or housing; if these are not required, the deadline is Dec 1st.
End date Request Info
Duration 2 years
Price 1,984 EUR
Non-EEA, non-Swiss, & non-Surinam: 17800
Start date Sept. 2017
Place
Netherlands Leiden
Application deadline Apr. 1, 2017
April 1st for those requiring a visa, residence permit or housing; if these are not required, the deadline is June 15th.
End date Request Info
Duration 2 years
Price 1,984 EUR
Non-EEA, non-Swiss, & non-Surinam: 17800
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