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Elective module Laboratory Animal Science

The course Laboratory Animal Science may be done as an elective course. The programme of the course on laboratory animal science comprises the requirements cited in article 9 of the Wet op de dierproeven (Experiments on Animals Act) and the (European) FELASA category C demands. The certificate of completion of the course together with an academic degree in biomedical science will lead to a legal recognition to design animal experiments in the Netherlands. The certificate will be distributed upon graduation for the master's programme.

Entrance requirements

Since an official certificate can be obtained when doing this course, the admission requirements for this course are very strict, as described on https://www.radboudumc.nl/Research/Organisationofresearch/Departments/cdl/Pages/Courseonlaboratoryanimalscience.aspx

Students with a BSc in Biology from Radboud University Nijmegen

Most students with a bachelor's in biology will fulfill these requirements. Students with BSc degree in Biology from another university should submit their CV and transcript as indicated on https://www.radboudumc.nl/Research/Organisationofresearch/Departments/cdl/Pages/Courseonlaboratoryanimalscience.aspx

Students with a BSc in Molecular Life Sciences from Radboud University

Apart from the standard BSc programme in MLS students need to have completed the list below. Please note that some of these courses are only taught in Dutch. From cohort 2010 onwards, it is possible to do Bachelor's ourses (up to 6 EC) as electives (please include in your study plan).

  • participation in propadeuse course  'Ontwikkeling en evolutie in bouwplannen van dieren'. Only the part titled 'Ontwikkelingsfysiologie en anatomie van gewervelde dieren' is needed. This equals a study load of 4 EC.
  • One or both of the following BSc courses (tot 6 EC):
    • Adaptiatiefysiologie (teacher Prof. dr. Flik)
    • Endocrinologie (teacher Prof. dr. Flik)
  • Master's course (4 EC)
    • Caput Adaptation Phiosiology (teacher Prof. dr. Flik)
    • Caput Endocrinology (teacher Prof. dr. Flik)

Students with other BSc degrees

Please submit your CV and transcript as indicated on https://www.radboudumc.nl/Research/Organisationofresearch/Departments/cdl/Pages/Courseonlaboratoryanimalscience.aspx If you do not meet the requirements, you may follow the courses indicated above. If you do not understand Dutch, it is possible to fulfill the requirments by taking the national examination in Utrecht. Please contact the course coordinator (as stated on the website) to arrange this.

Course data

Course data are published on https://www.radboudumc.nl/Research/Organisationofresearch/Departments/cdl/Pages/Courseonlaboratoryanimalscience.aspx

Course data suitable for MMD students: