The master's programme Biomedical Sciences is housed in The Graduate School of Life and Earth Sciences - as part of the Graduate Schools of Science. The Graduate School of Life and Earth Sciences has a board consisting of a Director (chair) and the programme directors and programme coordinator. They are responsible for the content for the study programmes and organisation within the Graduate School.
Dr. J.F. (Joost) Duivenvoorden
Dr. J.E. (Jurgen) Seppen
Dr. L.P. (Lars) van der Heide
S. (Stephanie) Maijs MSc.
The master's programme Biological Sciences consists of two clusters:
The clusters consist of several tracks.
Each track has a track coordinator who can be contacted for questions about your individual study programme (courses, literature review, research projects, majors and minors).
Physiology of Synapsis and Networks (PSN) (as per September 2018 the new name of the track Cellular and Network Neuroscience (CNN) formerly known as Basic and Applied Neuroscience (BAN)):
dr. N.L.M. Cappaert
Cognitive Neurobiology and Clinical Neurophysiology: dr. C.A. Bosman Vittini
Molecular Neurosciences: dr. L.P van der Heide
Each study programme has a Programme Committee (Dutch: opleidingscommissie). The members of this committee consists of 50% students and 50% lecturers. Together students and lecturers think about improving the quality and content of teaching and education.
The Examination Board is an independent committee of which the members are appointed by the Dean of the Faculty. The Examination Board is responsible for the quality of examinations and for the issuing of degrees of the Master's programme. The Board assesses requests and complaints concerning the rules and regulations
The Education Service Centre is responsible for the organisation of all regular education. The purpose is to organise and support all regular education in the best possible way, within the frameworks that are possible. In this way, the progress and quality of mainstream education is guaranteed and continuously improved. In addition, the staff of the ESC act as advisers of the directors of the Graduate Schools. The Service Desk is a part of the Education Service Centre.