Specialized Master of Science in Experimental Biomedical Research

The Master of Science in Experimental Biomedical Research (Sp-MScEBR) provides opportunities for a broad learning experience in the area of biomedicine. It emphasizes research training and acquisition of practical skills that will enhance your capacity to take on a future employment and/or develop a career in research.

The program includes common core teaching and a choice among three options:

  • Neurosciences
    • Functioning of neural circuits and systems in health and disease in both humans and relevant animal models
    • State-of-the-art approaches for diagnosing and repairing central nervous system dysfunctions
  • Infection, Inflammation and Cancer
    • Topics at the forefront of medical research: inflammation in cancer and metastasis, immune response to cancer, development of antibiotic resistance in infectious diseases
    • Emphasis on translational aspects and clinical relevance
  • Tissue Degeneration and Regeneration
    • Mechanisms of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases in an integrative way
    • Integration among different organs or systems e.g., cardiovascular, renal, metabolic and endocrine systems
  • What will I learn?
    • Advanced structure and function of biological systems
    • Mechanisms underlying normal function and dysfunction of the human body at molecular, cellular and systems levels
    • State of the art methods in biomedical research
    • Essential skills: scientific thinking, formulation of scien-tific hypotheses, research project design, data analysis and interpretation
    • Practical research skills necessary for scientific investi-gations in the medical field
  • What are my career prospects?
    • Academic research
    • Biotechnology
    • Pharmaceutical industry
    • Medical technology
    • Health care sector
  • Who can apply?

    Students with an undergraduate degree in Life Sciences or a related subject area

Degree conferred
Specialized Master of Science in Experimental Biomedical Research

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Programme structure
120 ECTS, 4 semesters

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