Bachelor

Biomedical Sciences

Do you know what you should eat before a soccer match, and more importantly, why you should eat it? Would you like to know why one cell is susceptible to a disease and another one isn't? The bachelor’s programme Biomedical Sciences completely revolves around sickness and health. Whether you choose to specialise in the molecular processes in a cancer cell, or would like to know more about exercise programmes for people with obesity; the programme offers a solid foundation for a successful future. You could - for example - become a researcher at a pharmaceutical company that develops new medication, or a physiologist at a university.

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Student satisfaction
3.9 This study
4.1 National average
Number of first year students
173 This study
141 National average
First year contact hours
12-18 This study
12-18 National average
Flow to second year
79%This study
75% National average
Diploma within 4 years
81% This study
81% National average
Job within 6 months
80%This study
80% National average
  • We call our professors by their first names, work in small groups of around 10 people and have quite a few practical training sessions in our schedule.
    Faissal Sharif (Germany), bachelor's student in Biomedical Sciences
  • I have just completed a minor ‘Neuroscience and Toxicology’. There I learned how to make a test set-up for a practicum, for example to test medicines for toxicity
    Milo Gardeniers (the Netherlands), bachelor Biomedical Sciences

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