Life Science and Education

The MSc Life Science and Education specialisation prepares students for a career in teaching Life Science and Technology.

The Master’s specialisation in Life Science and Technology and Education comprises a one-year Life Science and Technology research component (in English) and a one-year education component (in Dutch). This programme is adequate to obtain a teaching qualification needed for teaching at all levels in Dutch high schools (the so-called eerstegraads lesbevoegdheid).

Reasons to Choose Life Science & Technology in Leiden

  1. Life Science & Technology educates MSc students in fundamental academic and applied technology elements within Life Sciences.
  2. This master’s programme is based on the collaboration between the two internationally well-known Leiden Institute of Chemistry and the Biotechnology Institute, Delft University of Technology.
  3. Students will become full members of the various multidisciplinary internationally reputed research groups.
  4. This master’s programme offers opportunities for carrying out research projects in excellent research groups worldwide and in industrial situations.
  5. The high standard of education and research facilities ensure excellent job prospects in industry, government and academia.

Master details

  • This is a specialisation of: Life Science and Technology
  • Degree Master of Science in Life Science and Technology
  • Mode of study Full-time
  • Duration 2 years
  • Start date September, February
  • Language of instruction English and Dutch
  • Location Leiden
  • Croho/isat code 66286

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