Что я буду изучать?

The Biology of Disease programme is an interdisciplinary programme that will position you at the cutting edge of basic and clinical science. In this programme, you will study disease mechanisms in the broadest sense, through an internship in either pre-clinical or clinical research at one of Utrecht University’s medical, biomedical, biological, industrial, or veterinary labs.

The programme’s central theme is the translation of a clinical problem (disease) into a scientifically sound experiment or model. This is necessary to study the underlying mechanism of the disease, which can potentially reveal therapeutic leads. Research questions may relate to all organisational levels of the body.

This Master’s programme offers you the opportunity to focus on more than one clinical specialty, enabling you to conduct research projects on different subjects and diseases while gaining experience in multiple labs. Alternatively, you can choose to focus entirely on cardiovascular research through our Cardiovascular Research track. On completing the programme, you will be able to use advanced research techniques and function as an independent researcher in your chosen specialty.

Programme Objective

The MSc in Biology of Disease trains students to conduct disease-related translational research in cooperation with clinical and pre-clinical staff.

Career prospects

Career prospects include scientific research, science journalism, and education along with jobs in the private, public, or non-profit sectors.

Depending on the career perspectives that appeal to you most, you can decide to replace your Minor Research Project with one of our professional profiles: Management (M), Communication & Education (C&E), or Drug Regulatory Sciences (DRS).

Academic careers

Graduates find PhD positions in:

  • Graduate School of Life Sciences-PhD education programmes
  • The Cardiovascular Research-PhD programme
  • National and international institutions partnered with UU research institutes
  • Various other national and international institutes

На каком факультете я буду учиться?

Faculty of Medicine

Варианты обучения

Очная (2 лет)

€20,473.00 (1,836,356 руб) за 1 год
Начало обучения

Февраль 2021


Utrecht University

Heidelberglaan 8,

Utrecht Science Park / De Uithof,


3584, Netherlands

Вступительные требования

Для студентов, проживающих в Соединенных Штатах

Applicants will be considered for admission to the Research Master’s programme in Religious Studies if you can demonstrate the following knowledge, insight, and skills: A relevant Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in the humanities or in one of the social sciences; Proven interest in Religious Studies, as evidenced in a minimum of 30 EC in a relevant field at the Bachelor’s level; Knowledge of basic concepts in Religious Studies and insight into relevant methods; A high standard of academic achievement, as evidenced in an overall grade point average and a Bachelor’s thesis grade equaling “good” or better in the applicable national system. (Typically, Dutch grade 7.5; US grade B; ECTS grade C.) English language requirements: ELTS, Academic Module. Minimum score: 6.5 overall band, at least 6 for writing. TOEFL, iBT. Minimum score: 93 with at least 24 reading, 22 listening, 20 speaking, 17 writing (internet-based test), institutional scores are not accepted. Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English, at least a B grade. Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English, at least a C grade.

Для иностранных студентов

Applicants must hold a BSc or equivalent qualification in:

  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Medical Biology

The student must have knowledge of the pathology, physiology, and pathophysiology of organs and organ systems. Applicants will be assessed on an individual basis. In addition, study progress during the Bachelor is of great importance.

Other English language requirements: Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English, at least a B grade; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English, at least a C grade.

Требования к IELTS могут отличаться в зависимости от выбранного курса