Neurobiology, M.Sc. in Netherlands

Radboud University

Study in:Netherlands
Deadline: 1 Apr 2019


Why study Neurobiology at Radboud University?

  • Radboud University is the only university in the Netherlands that covers the complete research field of Neuroscience, from cognition to behaviour, and from subcellular processes, to single-cell analysis, big data, computational modelling, behavioural sciences and advanced machine learning.
  • You will perform your internships in one of Europe’s largest Neuroscience Institutes, the world-renowned Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour (DI), and one of the leading research-oriented teaching hospitals in the Netherlands, the Radboud University Medical Centre.
  • The program is tailored to your needs and is flexible. You can choose to perform your internships in other prestigious institutions elsewhere in the world or perform double major with various high-profile Master’s programs at Radboud.

Career prospects

With a multidisciplinary and forward-looking education at the cutting-edge of modern neurobiology, graduates of the Neurobiology program have a wide range of options, including in:

  • fundamental and translational (disease-oriented) research in various fields of Neuroscience, working in universities, research institutes and teaching hospitals
  • research and development (R&D) in pharmaceutical companies and biomedical industry (including neurotechnology-focused companies)
  • science management, policy, advisement and communication positions in (inter-)governmental, private, academic, and health sectors

Innovative research projects often result in unique knowledge and products that might have commercial utility. Several of our graduates chose the entrepreneurial path, bringing their knowledge into the market.

Program Structure

Courses include:

  • Behavioural Neuroscience
  • Systems Neuroscience
  • Methods in Neuroscience
  • Systematic Reviews in Neuroscience
  • Philosophy

Academic Requirements

  • A completed Bachelor’s degree

You’ll need a completed Bachelor’s degree in one of the following fields of science:

Your degree has to be equivalent to a Dutch university diploma. The Examination Board will determine if an international student has the required knowledge to be admitted. The Examination Board will also indicate if the student is required to follow specific courses from the Bachelor’s programme to eliminate possible deficiencies.

  • Neuroscience
  • Medical Biology
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Biology, with a minor in Medical Biology, Neurobiology or Medicine
  • Molecular Life Sciences
  • Psychobiology
  • Science
  • Physics
  • Applied physics
  • Physics & Astronomy
  • Biomedical Engineering or a related programme

Detailed Program Facts

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