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Quick overview

Master of Science in Molecular Medicine (MScMM)

This two-year (120 EC points) research master’s program focuses on molecular and cellular principles of health and disease. Bring yourself to the forefront of developments in biomedical science. Learn experimental design and technical approaches currently in use, such as cell and tissue culture, live cell imaging, genomic and proteomic technologies, genetic modification, generation of small animal models, and more. Work with acclaimed research groups, do extensive research, and write up a thesis.

Erasmus University Rotterdam is a highly regarded university in a dynamic city with a world port. The MSc Molecular Medicine faculty members include leading international scientists in biomedical research. Upon graduation, you will be a preferred and qualified candidate for PhD positions within Erasmus MC, and other high-ranking and international research institutions.

The MSc Molecular Medicine program has been awarded a ‘top rated program’ quality seal by the Dutch Keuzegids Masters (study choice guide). 

Education objectives
MSc Thesis with the quality of a publication in an international journal
Master of Science degree, MSc

Career opportunities
The MSc Molecular Medicine degree can lead to:

  • a PhD position in basic research
  • a career at a company or institute as a life science researcher at the MSc level
  • combined with a background in medicine: a position as clinical researcher, involved in the initiation and supervision of translational clinical research projects

Target audience
Driven students, showing initiative and academic excellence

Admission requirements

  • BSc in any of the biomedical sciences (e.g. biology, biochemistry, medicine), or
  • BASc from Dutch higher vocational training program in biomedical laboratory techniques (HBO-BML)
  • personal motivation, assessed by written statement and/or (internet) interview
  • TOEFL 575 / 232 / 90 or IELTS 6.5, or comparable English proficiency
  • overall performance in previous educational programs

Application deadline for the academic year 2020-2021:
March 1, 2020 (non-EU students)
May 1, 2020 (EU students)