Biomedical Sciences BSc

The bachelor’s program Biomedical Sciences equips students with a solid scientific background in human biology in health and disease. The program provides students with fundamental knowledge in diverse aspects of molecular and human biology, and trains students to apply this knowledge in practical scientific research, working towards new solutions for timely medical, clinical and societal challenges. Human biology is studied at every level of organization, from molecules and genes to whole organisms and human populations.

Furthermore, students are trained in general academic skills, and are motivated to develop a critical, independent and reflective attitude and an open mind towards societal responsibilities in their future positions.

The program aims to provide such knowledge, skills and insight in the field of biomedical sciences that the graduate is equipped for a general, broad or specialist master's program in biomedical sciences or a related discipline, or can continue on the labor market. It is therefore necessary for the student to actively participate in biomedical research during the bachelor’s thesis.

More information

  • All compulsory courses and electives can be found in the year schedule;
  • A complete description of the programme can be found in the Teaching and Examination Regulations;
  • For more information about the programma you can contact the academic advisor (VU students only);
  • As a VU student you need to register for all courses via VUnet. Only after you completed your enrollment for the study programme you can register for courses;
  • More information on all the courses can be found through the links below
B Biomedical Sciences
Naam opleidingsdeel Code
Honours Programme BMED A_HPBMED
B Biomedical Sciences year 1 AB1_BMED
B Biomedical Sciences year 2 AB2_BMED
B Biomedical Sciences year 3 AB3_BMED
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