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MScMolecular Sciences: Science, Management and Innovation

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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Many organisations struggle with societal challenges such as sustainability, health, energy, and IT security. Addressing these challenges requires knowledge in the field of natural or computer sciences, but also from other disciplines, such as policy, management, and innovation. Solutions for such challenges require scientists with an analytical background as well as a business and societal understanding.

Something for you?

- Acquire scientific knowledge in your own field and widen your scope in learning about management, innovation, policy and entrepreneurship.
- Apply knowledge to real-world businesses or policy problems.
- Study with students from various disciplines and backgrounds.
- Gain working experience outside of academia.
- Choose one of the following tracks within the specialisation programme: Health, Climate & Energy, Industries & Green IT, or Biodiversity.

Programme structure

The Master’s specialisation in Science, Management and Innovation is taught at the Faculty of Science. It has a course load of 120 EC* (two years). The programme structure is presented here.

Career opportunities

Master’s students from the Faculty of Science who have done the Science, Management and Innovation (SMI) Master’s specialisation end up in a number of different positions. The specialisation is good preparation for becoming a policy officer in a government ministry, an R&D manager or sales manager in a company, or a project manager in organisations such as TNO or ECN. Skills that you acquire also could prepare you for a career in consultancy companies, such as Accenture or McKinsey. There are also several students with this specialisation who have become an entrepreneur and started their own company.

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