Study program


The Master Cardiovascular Research offers you a challenging program with a high degree of freedom to choose among several specialized Master courses and a number of outstanding research groups for research projects. The program coordinator advises you during your career development and helps you to set-out a tailor-made program of your interests. The Master Cardiovascular Research is a two-year international programme of 120 ECTS and tuition is completely in English.

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Compulsory courses (33 ECTS)

CourseECTSPeriod
Heart and Circulation, Basic Principles
6September
Cardiac Disease
6October
Diabetes and Vascular Disease6November
From Personalized Medicine to Advanced Imaging  
6December
Biostatistics
3
January
Writing a Research Proposal3January
Academic Core3Throughout the programme


Optional courses (12 ECTS)

You can choose from a variety of optional Master and PhD courses. All optional courses need to be accepted by the Examination Board. For more information about the content of courses consult the study guide.  

Some examples are:

  • Biobusiness
  • Developmental Biology
  • Laboratory Animal Course
  • Cardiac Development
  • Life Cell Imaging
  • Proteomics in Biomedical Researcj
Research projects
  • Minor Internship (30 ECTS)
  • Major Internship - Master thesis (36 ECTS)
  • Literature Study (9 ECTS)