Study program

The Master Oncology 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 Oncology is a two-year international program of 120 ECTS and tuition is completely in English.

Program and compulsory courses master oncology

Compulsory courses

Course
ECTS
Period
Oncogenesis
6
September
Tumor Immunology
6
October
Tumor Biology and Clinical Behavior
6
November
Innovative Tumor Therapies
6
December
Biostatistics
3
January
Writing a Research Proposal3
January - February
Academic Core
3
Throughout the program


Optional courses

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
  • Laboratory Animal Course
  • Life Cell Imaging
  • Proteomics in Biomedical Research
  • Policy, Management and Organisation in International Public Health
Research projects
  • Minor internship (30 ECTS)
  • Major internship - Master Thesis (36 ECTS)
  • Literature study (9 ECTS)