Programme of Science in Society
Please note that this master's programme is no longer available for new students. New master's students can start this specialization in the masters programme of Molecular Sciences, please see the relevant course guide.
Students in the master Science should graduate August 31 2023 at the latest. Make sure to consult your student advisor.
The content of the Science, in Society (SiS) programme is described in a separate prospectus. The Science specific part is outlined here and consists of the following components totaling 60 EC to be done in the first year:
A. A minimum of 15 EC scientific Master's courses; these courses need to be approved by the Examination Board. Courses offered by the Faculty of Science are automatically approved, with the exception of courses offered within the Science, Management and Innovation and Science in Society programmes.
B. NWI-MOL501A: A research project of minimally 29 EC, including practical work, report, presentation (min. 23 EC), and optional specialisation courses relevant to the internship (max. 6 EC);
This research project can be done on any research department displayed in this prospectus.
C. NWI-MOL412 Career orientation: 1 EC
D. Philosophy course: 3 EC.
E. Electives of 9 EC that may also be added to A or B.;
F. Free electives of 3 EC.
Besides the 60 EC Science specific programme, your second year comprises of a 60 EC programme from Science in Society. In this programme there is also a 3 EC free elective component. It is allowed to combine the two elective components for courses totaling at least 6 EC.