Programme of Science in Society
The master specialisation Science in Society (SiS) consists of two years.
Formally, during the first year of your master, you will follow the courses and activities belonging to the Medical Biology programme.
The following Medical Biology-specific components are part of the programme when you take the Master's specialisation in Science in Society within the Master's in Medical Biology:
a. Courses in Medical Biology (15 ec)
You have to follow a set of courses that match the compulsory courses for one of the thematic specialisations:
Alternatively, you can choose a combination of compulsory courses from the thematic specialisations, with a total of 15 EC. This has to be approved by the Examination Board through a motivated request, within one year of the start of the Master's programme.
b. Science internship: NWI-BM-STAGES1 (33EC)
Your science internship has to be done under supervision of one of the examiners of one of the research groups as described in the Education and Examination Regulations (EER)
c. Review article - NWI-BM-REVIEWART (6 EC)
d. Master Portfolio Biosciences(0 ec)
e. Philosophy course (3 ec)
f. Free space (3 ec)
In your second year you will start with the courses and activities attributed to the SiS. These courses will be followed with students from the entire faculty who are following this specialisation.
In practice, however, your personal planning may deviate from this. Please contact your student advisor if you need advice on planning.
The SiS specific programme can be found here.