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MScMolecular Mechanisms of Disease (Research)

Radboud University
Netherlands, Nijmegen
Tuition fee €16,500 per year
Application fee €75 one-time

The handling fee is NOT applicable to:

- Students with a nationality from the EEA countries or from countries that are candidates for EEA membership*
- Students who receive a full scholarship (proven by uploading a grant statement)

This fee will be refunded to you once you are fully enrolled as a student at Radboud University. The fee is NOT refundable when you are not admitted.

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Aspiring to contribute to the development of new therapies for metabolic, infectious and immunological diseases? The internationally acclaimed research Master’s programme in Molecular Mechanisms of Disease provides an excellent foundation for a career in academic or commercial research.

Master’s in Molecular Mechanisms of Disease: something for you?

- An intensive two-year programme that provides in-depth knowledge and research experience of disease-related molecular mechanisms.
- Acquire skills in academic writing and presentations, and learn how to successfully apply for grants and market yourself.
- Be part of the unique research community within the Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences (RIMLS).
- Do research that is closely linked to the clinic and aimed at translating results into treatments for patients.
- This study programme is ranked in the top worldwide in its field by ARWU/Shanghai, QS and THE

Programme structure

This unique programme translates disease-related biomedical research in biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology and genetics into clinical experimental research in patients. The MMD programme offers a broad and interdisciplinary approach with the opportunity for specialisation in the form of electives and internships.

Career opportunities

Graduates in MMD are equipped with cutting-edge knowledge of multidisciplinary research in the mechanisms of disease and in state-of-the-art diagnostic methods and technologies. During the programme, you will develop a highly critical, independent approach to problem-solving. You will also acquire the basic management skills needed to lead R&D projects in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States